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How to Travel With a Cat: Tips for a low-stress trip

How to Travel With a Cat: Tips for a low-stress trip

In this post, our Lafayette vets share tips on how to travel long distances with your cat by car and by plane, as well as talk about the benefits of cat boarding.

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What Are The Best Family Dogs?

What Are The Best Family Dogs?

To help you and your family bring home the best dog, our Lafayette vets share a list of 10 dogs that are great for families, including the characteristics and temperaments of each breed.

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The Benefits Of Dog Boarding

The Benefits Of Dog Boarding

Today, our Lafayette vets share some of the benefits of boarding your dog at a quality facility while you are away.

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Caring for Your Dog After Orthopedic Surgery

Caring for Your Dog After Orthopedic Surgery

Taking care of your dog during their recovery after orthopedic surgery can be a long and frustrating process. Today, our Lafayette vets share with you tips and advice for taking care of your dog after orthopedic surgery and how you can keep them comfortable after their procedure.

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The Importance Of Having Your Pet Vaccinated

The Importance Of Having Your Pet Vaccinated

At St. Francis Veterinary Hospital, our team believes that vaccinations are a key part of keeping your pet healthy during their life. While core vaccinations are recommended for all pets, there are various vaccines that may be suggested for your pet based on their lifestyle and risk level for certain diseases. Our Lafayette vets explain more here.

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How often should I take my dog to the vet?

How often should I take my dog to the vet?

To give your beloved pup their best chance at a long and healthy life bring them to the vet regularly for routine wellness exams. Here, our Lafayette vets explain exactly how often you should be bringing your dog to the vet.

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Where Can You Leave Your Cat While on Vacation?

Where Can You Leave Your Cat While on Vacation?

While we wish we could take our feline companions with us when we go out of town, it isn't always possible. In this blog, our Lafayette vets share some ideas for places where you can leave your cat while you are on vacation.

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Can A Dog Have A Reaction To The Bordetella Vaccine?

Can A Dog Have A Reaction To The Bordetella Vaccine?

Here, our vets in Lafayette share the potential side effects dogs can develop after receiving the Bordetella vaccine, and the importance of vaccinating your dog.

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How to Get Rid of Worms in Cats

How to Get Rid of Worms in Cats

It can be frightening to find out your beloved cat has worms because they can be a serious health threat for your feline friend. Today, our Lafayette vets share the signs your cat may have worms and how you can get rid of them.

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How to Prepare Your Cat for an Annual Veterinary Exam

How to Prepare Your Cat for an Annual Veterinary Exam

Taking your cat to the vet for routine physical exams annually is essential to the health of your feline companion because your vet has the chance to detect any health issues early or prevent them from arising in the first place. Today, our Lafayette vets share the ways you can prepare your cat for their routine annual wellness examination.

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