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Top 5 Indicators That Your Pet Needs a Dental

Top 5 Indicators That Your Pet Needs a Dental

According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, more than 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some form of dental disease by age three. Caused by plaque and tartar buildup, periodontal disease can cause tooth loss and oral lesions. Dental disease can also have a...

Canine Influenza Outbreak Blog

Canine Influenza Outbreak Blog

Canine Owners: Please Read and Be Advised. Recommended course of actions found at the bottom of this page. Multiple positive cases of Canine Influenza, a potentially deadly virus, have just recently been diagnosed in the Bay Area! On June 19th, 2019 we were made aware...

In-home Vet Visits Might be Best for Your Pet

In-home Vet Visits Might be Best for Your Pet

In-home veterinary visits are officially on the rise The popularity of in-home veterinary care is growing fast for many reasons and can be a great solution for certain pets and families. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), a growing number...

Which Vaccines Does Your Puppy or Kitten Really Need?

Which Vaccines Does Your Puppy or Kitten Really Need?

Congratulations on your new fur-baby! Bringing a new puppy or kitten to your family is such an exciting event with many fulfilling years of special companionship ahead of you...But as you know, puppies and kittens come with a ton of responsibility and it can be hard...

The Facts About Dogs and Hot Cars

The Facts About Dogs and Hot Cars

It only takes 6 Minutes Most people know that dogs die when left in hot cars, but many people don’t know how this happens, or even worse...how frequently and close to home. Two summers ago, a dog died inside a hot car parked in front of the Vacaville Outlets with the...

Microchipping Your Pet

Microchipping Your Pet

What is a Microchip? A microchip is a small, electronic chip enclosed in a glass cylinder that is about the same size as a grain of rice. The microchip itself does not have a battery. It is activated by a scanner that is passed over the area on a pet, and...

Cannabinoids for Pets

Cannabinoids for Pets

There has been a lot of hype and marketed information as to the use of Cannabinoids in animals. You have heard of it as CBD oil or cannabis oil, a new popular supplement that many pet owners are now reaching for to potentially avoid or minimize...

What You Really Need To Know About Kennel Cough

What You Really Need To Know About Kennel Cough

We have seen a massive influx of calls, messages and appointment requests lately from owners worrying that their dog has contracted Kennel Cough... Being your pet care professionals, we decided it was time for an educational PSA about this infamous Kennel...

5 Ugly Truths About Your Pets Mouth

5 Ugly Truths About Your Pets Mouth

Pet lovers, please read on for 5 mind-blowing, ugly truths about your furry friend's mouth! Be ready to be shocked, amazed and ready to open up & take a peek inside your pets' mouths.  1. Contrary to what you’ve heard, a dog’s mouth is NOT cleaner than...

Important Things to Know When It’s Time to Say Good-Bye

Important Things to Know When It’s Time to Say Good-Bye

Over the past 18 years of practice, the most common statement I will receive when euthanasia comes up is “I don’t know how you do it”. This moment is very emotional and intimate for all family members who have embraced and enjoyed the sidekick loyalty of a...

Holiday Plants & Pets

Holiday Plants & Pets

Tis The Season For Festive Foliage; How To Keep Your Pets Safe During The Holidays! With the holiday season just around the corner, we pet parents will be hustling and bustling around, in preparation for this very busy time of year! In this article, I’d...

How To Protect Your Furniture From Cat Scratching

How To Protect Your Furniture From Cat Scratching

Cats: Some are independent; some love attention. Some want to be held; some prefer to be left alone. Some have long hair; some have short hair or no hair at all. But one thing all cats have in common: They’re born with the innate need to scratch. Why do...