Pet Care Blog

Our Fairfield County veterinarians share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

How do I know if my dog or cat has fleas?

How do I know if my dog or cat has fleas?

Fleas can make your pet uncomfortable! This common external parasite infects both cats and dogs. In this post, our Westport vets explain flea infestations and how they can lead to more serious diseases. 

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme Disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our Westport vets explain which symptoms pet parents should look for if you're concerned.

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Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

Yearly fecal exams go a long way to helping to ensure that your pet - and your household - are safe from intestinal parasites. Fecal exams allow your vet to check your pet for otherwise difficult-to-detect intestinal parasites. 

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can lead to heart failure, severe lung disease, and damage to other organs. Our vets believe that prevention is the best treatment option for pets in the Fairfield County area and beyond. 

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Because they can spread a number of serious diseases, ticks are dangerous to people and pets. Here, our Westport vets explain what to look for and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.

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What is the difference between pet insurance and wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and wellness plan?

You have two different options for making your pet's healthcare more affordable: pet insurance and wellness plans. Our Westport vets explain the differences and benefits of each.

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