Millbrae Pet Hospital Veterinary Blogs

We love teaching our customers, which is why we have collected and shared posts with useful advice on pet care.

Veterinary Blogs

Check out the latest educational articles and tips from the Millbrae Pet Hospital team!
5 Ways to Keep Your Senior Pet Young

5 Ways to Keep Your Senior Pet Young

Are you noticing more grey in your pet’s muzzle? Maybe their eyes are becoming cloudy, and their hearing isn’t what it used to be. These are inevitable changes as your beloved pet makes their way to senior status. While every pet is different, most tend to follow...

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Recognizing Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome in Pets

Recognizing Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome in Pets

Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) affects roughly 40 percent of dogs and cats over 12 years old. Like Alzheimer’s disease in humans, CDS is a progressive mental deterioration caused by plaque deposits and nerve cell death in the brain. Learn to recognize five...

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What’s in a 4DX? Parasitic Disease Testing in Your Pet

What’s in a 4DX? Parasitic Disease Testing in Your Pet

Although it’s the middle of winter, parasites never rest. Fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes can easily sneak indoors and set up shop in your cozy warm home, waiting to make a meal out of your pet. Plus, they can emerge outdoors when temperatures rise above freezing, so...

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What Constitutes an Emergency for Your Pet?

What Constitutes an Emergency for Your Pet?

Veterinary emergencies are not always easy to recognize, despite requiring immediate action, often not only to treat a pet and alleviate their pain, but also to possibly save their life. Learn the signs of the following nine common critical conditions in pets that...

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4 Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy in 2021

4 Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy in 2021

The New Year is the perfect time for a fresh start and to set new goals for yourself and your four-legged companion. Our furry pals bring fun adventures and unconditional love to our families, and they depend on their pet parents to care for them in every aspect. As...

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