Protecting Your Pet from Sun Exposure

May 8th, 2017, 02:27 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

With the long “dog days” of summer approaching, it is time to get outside and get active. But time spent outdoors increases sun exposure for you and your pet. Too much sun can lead to a sunburn or worse –… Read More »

Pets and Microchipping

Feb 7th, 2017, 01:25 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

It is the moment that strikes fear in the heart of every pet owner…the moment that you realize that your pet is missing.  It is time to swing into action with neighborhood searches, posted flyers, and shelter checks.  At this… Read More »

Tick Coverage for Cats!

Dec 5th, 2016, 03:17 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Capitola Veterinary Hospital now carries Feline Bravecto!  This topically applied flea and tick preventative lasts for 3 months and is available for all cats 6 months of age and older.  It controls all stages of the flea life cycle and… Read More »

Leptospirosis: Important Facts for Every Dog Owner

Oct 7th, 2016, 02:22 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), leptospirosis is a disease on the rise.  The number of cases diagnosed in our pets has dramatically increased in the past few years.  In fact, it is the most widespread disease in… Read More »

How To Improve Your Pet’s Veterinary Visit

Dec 23rd, 2015, 10:29 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

By Tiffany Mitchener, DVM              Do you dread taking your pet to the veterinarian?  Does your cat run and hide as soon as the cat carrier appears in your house?  Does your dog start shaking with fear as soon as… Read More »

The Latest on Laser Therapy

Sep 23rd, 2015, 03:08 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Cutting Edge Pain Relief for your Pet:  Laser Therapy  If you want the best for your pet, you should look into Laser therapy–one of the most exciting new treatment options available.  It is revolutionizing how veterinarians treat a variety of… Read More »

Keeping Our Business Green!

Jan 20th, 2015, 10:56 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Capitola Veterinary Hospital is pleased to announce that we are now powered by wind!  We have partnered with Arcadia Power, a clean energy company that uses renewable energy sources to provide electricity to homes and businesses across the country.  As… Read More »

Community Contributions at Capitola Veterinary Hospital

Jun 9th, 2014, 02:39 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Capitola Veterinary Hospital’s mission statement includes our value of the wonderful community that we live in and call home. We love this community and have supported it through many contributions including;  local schools and sports teams, local businesses, public radio,… Read More »

2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival

Jan 24th, 2017, 02:37 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Capitola Veterinary Hospital is a proud sponsor of the 2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour presented by National Geographic and the North Face! Brought to Santa Cruz County by the UCSC Recreation Department, witness the best films from the… Read More »

Top 10 Gifts for Our Pets

Dec 21st, 2016, 04:58 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

‘Tis the season for gift giving.  Many families will be including their furry companions in the tradition.  So, what do our pets really want for Christmas? #10 High quality, age appropriate nutrition – What is the best food for your… Read More »

Winter 2016-2017 Newsletter

Nov 18th, 2016, 02:30 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Capitola Veterinary Hospital Winter 2016-2017 Holiday Closures  To help our clients prepare for the holiday season, we are announcing our hospital’s holiday hours for this year.  We will be closed on December 24th and 25th in observance of Christmas.  In addition,… Read More »

Raw Pet Food Diets

Aug 3rd, 2016, 03:48 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

  What is a Raw Food Diet? A raw food diet differs significantly from what one thinks of the standard, processed pet food diet.  A raw food diet is not cooked.  It often contains muscle meat, bones (whole or ground),… Read More »

Safe Summer Travel with Your Dog!

Jun 9th, 2016, 02:50 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

The summer season is upon us!  School is out for many families, and vacation time has arrived.  Long sun-filled days prompt many folks to start dreaming of hitting the road to explore faraway places. The Decision:  Do I bring Fido… Read More »

2016 Sharks Cove Surf Classic

May 3rd, 2016, 09:45 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Capitola Veterinary Hospital is proud to sponsor the 2016 Sharks Cove Surf Classic!  This event is being held to raise money for a local family whose young daughter is battling cancer.  You can join in as a contestant or a… Read More »