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What to Consider When Taking in a Foster Pet

What to Consider When Taking in a Foster Pet

One of the silver linings of these challenging times is seeing people step up to help their communities. If you're interested in doing good, consider taking in a shelter pet while they wait for their forever home.  Before sending out your pet foster-parent application...

Prevent Separation Anxiety From Developing in Your Puppy

Prevent Separation Anxiety From Developing in Your Puppy

Because of social distancing, many people have decided to bring home a pet. The companionship of a furry friend is good for the soul, especially during uncertain times. Have you recently brought home a new puppy? While it's probably hard to pull yourself away from...

A Letter from Your Veterinarian, Amidst Covid-19

A Letter from Your Veterinarian, Amidst Covid-19

The authorship of this article is during our Covid-19 quarantine timeframe, where perspectives have visibly varied in order to personally reflect, to worry, to improve family communication, to evaluate their own present situation. In this time, the human-animal bond...

5 Reasons To Socialize Your New FURmily Member

5 Reasons To Socialize Your New FURmily Member

The most important time to socialize a pet is before they are 12 weeks old. As responsible pet owners, we need to make sure we are hitting all areas when it comes to pet socialization- with other pet’s, with people and even the environment. Unsocialized pets can...

Euthanasia: A Quality of Life

Euthanasia: A Quality of Life

Euthanasia isn’t just a medical procedure. It is the act of peacefully ending a life in order to relieve pain and suffering. Many pet owners choose to make it more ceremonial, like a funeral. It’s important to know that everything is done at the pace you and your pet...

Pet Food Myths Debunked

Pet Food Myths Debunked

Unfortunately, when looking for your pet’s nutrition information, you’ll probably find more myths than facts. As Veterinary professionals, it’s our job to navigate through these marketing claims to find the truth for our clients and their fur babies. Myth #1: “Corn is...

Pyometra In Pets

Pyometra In Pets

What is pyometra? It is always seen in un-spayed female pets regardless of their breeding status. Pyometra is an important disease to be aware of for any dog or cat owner because of the sudden nature of the disease and the deadly consequences if left untreated. It has...

Laser Therapy: A New Treatment Option

Laser Therapy: A New Treatment Option

What Is Laser Therapy? We’re always searching for new ways to care for your pets especially when pain is concerned. That’s why we offer laser therapy. Veterinary laser therapy treatment is the cutting edge of medical therapy. It is a pain-free, surgery-free and...

Fall Pet Safety

Fall Pet Safety

Cooler weather, pumpkin patches, apple cider, trick-or-treating... While Fall can be an exciting time for many people across the country, it can actually be a dangerous time for your pets if we’re not careful! With many changes due to the Fall season, we think it’s...

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...