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Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them and What To Do For Them

Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them and What To Do For Them

Did you know that cats can catch colds? They can even develop some of the same symptoms that people do when they catch a cold. Today our Jacksonville vets discuss the symptoms of cat colds, and how you can help your kitty feel better.

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Why is My Dog Scratching? Common Skin Problems in Dogs

Why is My Dog Scratching? Common Skin Problems in Dogs

If your dog is itching, licking, or scratching at their skin they could have dermatitis. In this blog, our Jacksonville vets list some common skin problems that can make dogs itch and scratch and how you can help them.

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What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) sets rigorous veterinary service and care requirements that accredited animal hospitals must meet. Pet Doctors of America is proud to meet these standards.

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What is a Fear Free Certified Animal Hospital?

What is a Fear Free Certified Animal Hospital?

The Fear Free series of training protocols helps veterinary professionals, trainers and pet owners reduce stress, fear and anxiety in pets. Our vets in Jacksonville explain what this certification means.

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

There are distinct benefits to both wellness plans and pet insurance, but it's important to understand the differences between them. Here, our Jacksonville vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

This serious condition can cause severe lung disease, heart failure, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Jacksonville. Heartworm disease is typically found in dogs, cats and ferrets. Today, our vets explain why prevention is critical. 

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Because ticks can spread numerous serious diseases, they are dangerous to both pets and people. Here, our Jacksonville vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks from bothering your pets and your family.

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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?

Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Jacksonville vet an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions occur. 

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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?

Fleas are the most common external parasite and can make your pet miserable. Left untreated, they can even cause infections and serious diseases. Our vets in Jacksonville list early signs of fleas and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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