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The veterinary team at Shane Veterinary Medical Center shares helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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What are Vaccines and Why do they Matter?

What are Vaccines and Why do they Matter?

Vaccines are products designed to trigger protective immune responses and prepare the immune system to fight future infections from disease-causing agents. Our Marina del Rey vets explain why core vaccinations are those essential to the health of your pet. 

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Preventing & Treating Leptospirosis in Dogs

Preventing & Treating Leptospirosis in Dogs

If left untreated, fleas may lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Marina del Rey vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Marina del Rey.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

In this post, our Marina del Rey vets explain how ticks thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep these external parasites away from your pets and your family.  

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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?

If left untreated, fleas may lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Marina del Rey vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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Shane Veterinary Medical Center is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Marina del Rey companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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