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ACL Surgery for Dogs

ACL Surgery for Dogs

While many of us are aware that ACL injuries are common in athletes, due to the anatomy of dogs' legs, this painful knee injury is also very common in dogs. Our Mechanicsburg veterinarians discuss the signs and symptoms of ACL injuries in dogs, as well as treatment options.

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Giardia in Cats

Giardia in Cats

Giardia is a group of protozoan parasites that can infect humans, dogs, and cats, causing symptoms such as diarrhea and an upset stomach. Here are tips on how to tell if your cat has Giardia, as well as what you can do to alleviate symptoms and prevent infection.

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What is Leptospirosis in Dogs?

What is Leptospirosis in Dogs?

Our Mechanicsburg have seen an alarming increase in cases of leptospirosis in dogs recently. This disease is typically seen in dogs but can be transmitted to their loving owners. Our Silver Springs Animal Clinic vets are here to discuss the symptoms to look out for, and tips to protect your pooch.

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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 can make your pet miserable and can even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Mechanicsburg vets explain what to do if your pet has fleas. 

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Preventing Heartworm in Pets

Preventing Heartworm in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious, often fatal condition commonly seen in dogs, cats and ferrets. Today, our Mechanicsburg vets explain why prevention is essential. 

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What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

Here, our Mechanicsburg vets explain the symptoms of some common cat illnesses and what to do if you think that your cat may be sick. 

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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?

While there are benefits to both pet insurance and Wellness Plans, it's important to understand the differences between them. Our vets explain. 

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread numerous serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to both pets and their people. Today, our vets in Mechanicsburg 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?

One of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world, Lyme disease has specific characteristics, symptoms and treatment options every pet owner should be aware of. Here, our Mechanicsburg vets share some facts about Lyme disease in pets. 

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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?

Bringing your pet in for annual fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your furry companion and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals allow your vet in Mechanicsburg an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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Looking for a vet in Mechanicsburg PA? Silver Springs Animal Clinic is accepting new patients! Our skilled veterinarians are passionate about improving the health of Central Pennsylvania companion animals. Contact us today to book your pet's first appointment.

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