Tag Archives: diet

Capitola Veterinary Hospital Winter Newsletter

Dec 4th, 2018, 06:06 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Dental Special Dental health for our pets is just as important as it is for us! However, understandably, most owners find it difficult to brush their pets’ teeth daily, weekly, or even at all. Over time, bacteria can grow and… Read More »


Nov 28th, 2018, 04:40 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

          Capitola Veterinary Hospital Fall-Winter Dental Special Now through February 28th, 2019!  All patients with a current annual exam are eligible for a comprehensive oral health assessment and treatment (COHAT) procedure. Every pet that gets a… Read More »

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 »

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 »

Read Monthly Pet Health Articles by Dr. May – Recession-Proofing Your Pet

May 10th, 2012, 11:16 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

We are very proud to let all of our current and future clients know that Dr. May has recently been chosen to write a monthly article about pet health related issues! This monthly article is published by the Times Publishing… 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 »

Is Your Dog A "Big" Dog? Or Overweight? Think About Diet and Exercise to Give Your Pooch a Long And Healthy Life

Apr 29th, 2010, 10:09 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Obesity in dogs can be the root to many medical problems, particularly in older dogs: diabetes, bone and joint dysfunction such as dysplasia; disease of the heart, liver or lungs; cancer; decreased immune function, reproductive disorders and more. If your… Read More »

Being a "Fat Cat" Is Not All Its Puffed Up to Be…

Apr 22nd, 2010, 12:05 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Is your beloved family feline overweight? If so, you are not alone. As a matter of fact, society sadly embrace the ideas of the “fat cat”. The foods that are convenient and inexpensive are full of the all the wrong… Read More »

Wet Cat Food for Cats is Best…

Mar 29th, 2010, 11:52 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Our veterinarians at Capitola Veterinary Hospital strongly believe that wet cat food is the way to go for your beloved feline. Why is this? Because unlike dogs, cats digest animal protein, not plant based protein. According to Lisa Pierson, DVM,… Read More »