Obesity rates in dogs are increasing. This has a negative impact on their overall health and wellbeing. In this article the Tracy vets discuss the signs that could indicate your dog is overweight, and how you can assist in getting their weight down to a healthy level.
Tooth decay and other oral diseases are as troublesome for dogs as they are for humans. Making dog dental care a critical part of your dog's overall health. The vets at Affordable Pet Vet Clinic in Tracy share some tips on how to keep your dog's mouth healthy and teeth clean.
Our Tracy veterinary team talks to you about Periodontal Disease and the symptoms, causes and treatment options that accompany it. We will also explain various tips on ways you can prevent dental health issues at home.
Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Tracy. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.
Ticks can spread serious diseases and pose a dangerous health threat to people and pets throughout the West Valley. Our Tracy vets explain how these parasites thrive, including which symptoms to watch for, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and family.
Getting yearly fecal exams for your pet at our animal hospital is the best way to keep your pet (and your family) safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Tracy vet an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.
Fleas are the most common external parasite, and they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Tracy vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas.