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Our North Providence veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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The Best Dog Food for Small Dogs

The Best Dog Food for Small Dogs

Small dogs have unique nutritional needs at each stage of their life. Whether your tiny pooch is a puppy, middle aged or enjoying their golden years, our North Providence vets are here to help you with a few easy to follow tips on finding the best food for small breed dogs.

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What To Do If Your Dog Is Bitten By a Spider

What To Do If Your Dog Is Bitten By a Spider

Typically spiders prefer to stay out of sight and not cause any issues, but every now and again people and pets can get bitten by spiders. Below, our North Providence vets provide advice on how to treat spider bites on dogs and when to seek veterinary attention.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease can cause heart failure, severe lung disease, organ damage, and even death in cats, dogs, and even ferrets. Find out why prevention is so important.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can transmit serious diseases to humans and animals. Our North Providence vets explain how these external parasites thrive and detail warning signs to watch out for.

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What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

Numerous cat illnesses and their symptoms may worry you, or even be fatal if left untreated for too long. Our North Providence vets offer insight on signs and symptoms to be aware of.

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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?

Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your North Providence vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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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 are the most common external parasite, and they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our North Providence vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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

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