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Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV2)

Rabbit hemorrhagic disease is a rapidly spreading fatal illness seen in both domestic and wild rabbi...

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Flea and Tick Prevention Info from a Veterinarian in Swansea

Summer is here and it’s the peak season for fleas and ticks. These pests are difficult to get rid of...

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Heartworm Prevention Tips: National Heartworm Awareness Month

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month. With warm weather and mosquito season on the horizon, t...

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3 Tips for Caring for Your Pet’s Teeth for Pet Dental Health Month

February is the shortest month of the year, but that’s not the only thing that’s special about it. I...

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I have to/really want to/love to give my pet treats. Can my pet still lose weight? ~ YES!!!

With the New Year comes new resolutions for many. Staying healthy does not mean going without. This ...

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3 Veterinarian-Recommended Gifts for Pets

With Christmas day right around the corner, you've likely been very busy making your list and checki...

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Feline Vaccination Information

    At Best Friends Animal Hospital we strive to provide our patients with the most up to date medic...

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Canine Vaccination Information

At Best Friends Animal Hospital we strive to provide our patients with the most up to date medical a...

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Caring for Your Guinea Pig

Guinea pigs are great starter pets for children due to their docile temperament and relative ease of...

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A Swansea Vet Sounds Off on Summer Pet Safety

With the summer season well underway, now is the time to enjoy hot, sunny days with those who are sp...

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Flea Control Guidelines

Most people who own pets have had to deal with a flea "problem" at least once. Unfortunately, it doe...

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Sugar Glider Diet

Sugar gliders are nocturnal and should be fed once a day in the evening. You will learn your sugar g...

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What You Need to Know About Parasite Prevention in Swansea

April is both Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month and National Heartworm Awareness Month. In honor of...

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Caring for Your Sugar Glider

A Sugar Glider is a nocturnal marsupial that is native to Indonesia, Australia, and New Guinea. They...

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Tips for Caring for Your Pet’s Teeth from a Pet Dentist near Shiloh

You wouldn’t dream of not scheduling dental appointments for your children or going years without se...

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Bearded Dragon Care

What is a Bearded Dragon? Bearded Dragons are a semi arboreal lizard from the genus Pogona that are found in Australia. They get their name from their beard like scales on the throat that can be extended when threatened. The beards on Bearded Dragons can also turn black in color which can mean a number of things including stress, illness, or that they are frightened/threatened.  Bearded Dragons are one of the most popularly kept lizards due to their docile nature, tolerance for handling, and hardiness. 

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Top 3 Holiday Hazards for Pets

No loving pet parent would like their Christmas festivities to result in needing to book an appointment with a veterinarian in Swansea. After all, the holiday season is a joyful time that is supposed to be packed with joy and happiness. Sadly, it’s also a time that can be very unsafe for our furry family members. In fact, many of the things that make the holidays merry and bright for us might be dangerous to our furry friends. And if you aren’t careful, your favorite fur baby may find themselves sick, injured, or even worse. 

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3 Pet Wellness Care Tips from a Vet in Swansea

Did you know that October of each year is National Pet Wellness Month? Hosted by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), this annual event is intended to raise awareness of how important wellness care and exams are for pets. As your pet’s vet in Swansea, Best Friends Animal Hospital & Pet Resources believes that wellness care is a key component in ensuring long, healthy lives for dogs and cats and would like to take this opportunity to share some helpful wellness care tips for your pet. 

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Welcome to Best Friends Animal Hospital & Pet Resources

Welcome to Best Friends Animal Hospital and Pet Resources! As your veterinarian in Swansea, we provide a complete range of services for dogs, cats, rabbits, pocket pets, and even exotic pets.

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COVID-19 and Your Pet

More information on the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus is becoming available quickly. That said, it is still...

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