Category Archives: Procedures

Summer/Fall 2018 Newsletter

Aug 17th, 2018, 06:38 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

“TAKE YOUR CAT TO THE VET DAY”  AUGUST 22, 2018 In honor of this special day and all feline friends in the Santa Cruz area Capitola Veterinary Hospital is offering a $39.00 Annual Feline Exam when you call now through August… Read More »

Should You Keep Your Cat Indoors?

Jul 27th, 2018, 05:25 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

          Did you know that an indoor cat lives twice as long as an outdoor one?  Strictly indoor cats live an average of 12-15 years.  Strictly outdoor cats usually do not live past age five, and… Read More »

Capitola Veterinary Hospital Business Profile In Capitola Soquel Times!

Dec 3rd, 2014, 12:03 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Capitola Veterinary Hospital’s Dr. River May and staff of ten – that includes Dr. Katie Volat and Dr. Tiffany Mitchener – are on a mission to “Treat our patients and guide our clients as Family.” As it happens, providing the… Read More »

Winter Dental Special 2014-15

Nov 24th, 2014, 03:44 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

In honor of National Pet Dental Health Month, Capitola Veterinary Hospital is having a Winter Dental Special!  The special lasts from December 2014 through March 2015! All patients with a current annual exam are eligible for this $109 Discount on a comprehensive oral health assessment and treatment (COHAT) procedure. … Read More »

Read Dr. Volat’s article “Joyful Joints” in the Capitola Soquel Times!

Mar 11th, 2014, 04:34 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Capitola Veterinary Hospital’s very own Dr. Katie Volat (formerly Gilligan) has published an article in the Capitola Soquel Times! In the article, “Joyful Joints”, she addresses arthritis, what it is, and what we can do about it to help our beloved… Read More »

Extra! Extra! Times Article Published. Read About Pet Dental Care!

Sep 6th, 2013, 02:53 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

This should make your pets smile!  Dr. Volat wrote an article for the Capitola Soquel Times, Aptos Times and the Scotts Valley Times about pet dental care! To read it in print, pick up the most recent copy of the… Read More »

The Story of Derby’s Stem Cell Therapy

Sep 13th, 2012, 09:26 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

We live in a country where at least 8 million dogs suffer from the degenerative effects of arthritis. One of the newest approaches to providing relief from arthritis is stem cell therapy. Stem cell therapy is a procedure that uses… Read More »

Diabetes In Your Pet Is Treatable With the Right Care

Oct 4th, 2010, 02:39 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

There is no question that diabetes in a pet requires extra care.  But it is by no means a death sentence.  With the proper care and communication with your veterinarian, your pets should live a fairly normal life. Be sure… Read More »

Salmonella in Dogs and Cats is a Gastric Affair for the Entire Family

Sep 27th, 2010, 11:19 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

During the month of August, there were a number of stories in the news about Salmonella in dog and cat foods.  The reality is that dry dog food is manufactured from meat which means it can carry salmonella. Salmonella has… Read More »

How Can You Tell if Your Dog Has High Blood Pressure

May 7th, 2010, 09:50 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Just like in humans, there are a number of causes for hypertension or high blood pressure in dogs. High blood pressure is often treatable, especially when detected in its early stages. It is important for pet owners to be aware… Read More »