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Pet Care Tips

On this blog, our knowledgable veterinarians in Harlingen offer you insightful tips and helpful advice that can help you keep your furry friends happy and healthy.

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Where To Leave Your Dog While On Vacation or Away From Home

Where To Leave Your Dog While On Vacation or Away From Home

Your dog is your best friend but there are bound to be times when you will need to be away from home, so who will care for your dog while you're away? Here, our Harlingen vets share tips on what to do with your dog when you travel.

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Heatstroke in Cats: What You Need To Know

Heatstroke in Cats: What You Need To Know

Heatstroke is much more common in dogs than cats, but its no less devastating for our feline friends. Today our Harlingen vets share some of the symptoms of heatstroke in cats, and what you should do if you think your cat is suffering from heatstroke.

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How Long Can a Dog Go Without Water?

How Long Can a Dog Go Without Water?

Dehydration is a serious medical emergency, and it is important to make sure your dog receives enough water. In today's post, our Harlingen vets discuss how long a dog can survive without water as well as how much water they should optimally be drinking.

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Best Dog Breeds for Families

Best Dog Breeds for Families

Are you thinking of adding a dog to your family? While the loyal golden retriever often comes to mind for most parents, there are several other breeds that can also make amazing pets for families. Today, our vets in Harlingen, TX share a few family-friendly dog breeds you might want to consider. 

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a severe and possibly fatal condition in cats, dogs, and ferrets. It can lead to severe lung disease, heart failure, and damage to other organs. Here, our vets in Harlingen talk about heartworm disease and explain why prevention is essential.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are external parasites that are responsible for spreading a variety of serious diseases to both pets and people, making them dangerous. In this blog, our Harlingen vets share the ways ticks thrive, including how to recognize them and how you can keep your pets and family safe.

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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?

Annual fecal exams at your veterinarian's office are the best way to protect your pets and family from intestinal parasites. Yearly fecal exams for your pet provide our vets in Harlingen with the opportunity to detect intestinal parasites before more dangerous conditions develop. 

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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?

Of all the external parasites, fleas are one of the most common. If you don't have your pet's fleas treated quickly they could cause infections and serious diseases. Today, our vets in Harlingen discuss the early signs of fleas, and how you can get rid of them.

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Welcoming New Patients

Our vets at Altas Palmas Animal Clinic are now accepting new patients! Our veterinary team is passionate about keeping the cats and dogs of Harlingen happy and healthy. Contact us today to schedule your pet's first appointment.

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