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Our Clackamas veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet, so the vet you choose needs to be trustworthy and have the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care your animal needs. So, which qualifications should you look for?

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease can lead to severe lung disease, heart failure, organ damage and even death for pets in Clackamas. This serious condition is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key. 

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are dangerous to people and pets as these parasites can spread many serious diseases. Today, our vets in Clackamas explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family. 

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

One of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world is Lyme disease. Here, our Clackamas vets share facts about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to beware of and treatment options. 

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What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

Many cat illnesses and their symptoms can be concerning, or even turn fatal if left untreated for too long. Our vets in Clackamas share which signs and symptoms to watch for. 

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

One great way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites is to have yearly fecal exams done at your vet's office. Annual fecals give your Clackamas vet an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

The most common external parasite can make your pet miserable! Left untreated, fleas can even lead to infections and result in serious diseases. Our Clackamas vets describe early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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Clackamas Pet Clinic is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of your companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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