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Read the helpful tips and advice our Groton vets have to offer, to help you keep your cat or dog happy and healthy.

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What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

Companion Animal Hospital is proud to be meeting the stringent requirements for veterinary care and services in order to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAAHA).

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

It's understandable that you want to provide your beloved pet with the best possible veterinary care, which is why our Groton vets are sharing the qualifications you should look for when choosing a veterinarian. 

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What is the difference between pet insurance and healthcare plans?

What is the difference between pet insurance and healthcare plans?

There are two different options available that can help make your cat or dog's healthcare easier to afford, pet insurance and healthcare plans. Here, our Groton vets discuss the benefits of each option and help you learn their differences.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a health condition that could be potentially life-threatening to your pet. It is often most found in cats, dogs, and ferrets and could lead to serious health problems such as severe lung disease, heart failure, and damage to other organs. In this blog our Groton vets discuss how you can help prevent your pet from developing this dangerous disease. 

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are responsible for spreading a range of diseases that could be dangerous to the health of both pets and people. Today, our vets in Groton discuss the ways ticks thrive, the signs you have to watch for, and how you can protect your pets and family from these external parasites. 

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lime disease is a serious condition that is most commonly spread by ticks. Today, our vets in Groton discuss some valuable information about Lyme disease in pets including the symptoms and treatment options available.

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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 a sample of your pet's stool into the vet every year for a fecal exam is an excellent way to protect your pets and family from intestinal parasites. Our Groton vets discuss how fecal exams provide your vetrinarian with the opportunity to check for these parasites before they can cause further damage. 

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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?

Out of all the external parasites fleas are the most common. If fleas go too long without treatment they can cause infections and other severe diseases. Today our vets in Groton share with you the early signs of fleas, and the actions you should take if your pet has them.

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Companion Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Groton companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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