Pet Care Tips

Here, our Ocala veterinarians share helpful tips with you as well as advice to keep your pet's happy and healthy

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

Posted Sep 8th, 2020

Your love your pet and you want to make sure that they receive the best care possible. You should try and make sure, then, that your veterinarian has the right qualifications to provide your pet with the care they need. That being said, what qualifications should you even be looking for?

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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?

Posted Sep 8th, 2020

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

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Posted Aug 17th, 2020

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 Ocala. The disease 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

Posted Aug 17th, 2020

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Ocala vets 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?

Posted Aug 16th, 2020

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our Ocala vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for, and treatment options. 

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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?

Posted Aug 10th, 2020

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 Ocala vet a chance 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?

Posted Aug 10th, 2020

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 Ocala vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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Paddock Park Animal Care Center always accepts new patients! Our team of experienced vets are passionate about pet health in Ocala and beyond. We welcome you and your beloved pet to our veterinary family.

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