Does the Rattlesnake Vaccine Belong in Your Pet Vaccine Arsenal?

The goal of pet wellness is, of course, to keep your pet well. There are many things that go into this regiment, such as pet wellness examinations, parasite prevention, and screening testing. Of course, another large part of keeping our patients at MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital healthy is pet vaccines.

Just as in people, though, not every vaccination is needed or even recommended for every pet. Our veterinary staff works to assess each individual patient to come up with personalized recommendations based on lifestyle and other risk factors. One of the pet vaccines that is most variable is the rattlesnake vaccine. Understanding why we might recommend it can help you to make the best decision for your furry friend.

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Get to Know Our Comprehensive Pet Wellness Plans At MarketPlace Vet

A woman holds a kitten.

Wellness care is the foundation of a lifelong of health and well-being for your pet. It encopmasses a range of routine care such as examinations, vaccinations, spay/neuter surgeries, and much more. Preventive care helps to catch disease or problems early to prevent them from becoming serious and focuses on the complete health of your pet.

Since we are all about wellness at MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital, we offer affordable and comprehensive wellness plans for cats and dogs. This is why we want to spotlight them, so you and your pet can take advantage of these great plans.

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A Dental Dilemma: Are Dog Dental Treats Worth It?

Dog chewing dental treat.

Sure, your dog loves their daily dental treat. They love anything edible, really. But when you are purchasing these dog dental chews (probably spending a lot of money each month), you may wonder if they stack up to the hype. 

Dental chews are an easy go-to for pet owners who want an easier way to care for their dog’s dental care. In reality, there are some things to consider about relying on dental treats for all that it’s promised to do.

The team at MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital is here to give you the insight into what to expect with dental chews for your Fido friend.

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Pet Wellness Matters!

El Dorado Hills Pet Wellness Dog

Most pet owners wouldn’t hesitate to bring their pets to the veterinarian if they were sick or injured, but it’s easy to let those annual checkups slide, especially if your pet seems healthy. 

Pet wellness is about more than a trip to the veterinarian when needed, thouogh. Annual wellness examinations are truly one of the best investments you can make in your pet’s health, happiness, and longevity.

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Simple Steps for Successful Housetraining

Housetraining El Doroado Hills Dog

Teaching a new puppy or adult dog the ropes when it comes to basic commands, the rules of the home, and of course housetraining, are all keys in raising a well adjusted dog. Training dogs also requires repetition and consistency to establish those basic training needs for life. 

The team at MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital is here to give you some simple suggestions to successfully house training dogs. Let’s get started!

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