Tag Archives: Dr. Katie Volat

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 »

A Dog Owner’s Guide to Canine Flu

Jan 11th, 2018, 04:22 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

A Dog Owner’s Guide to Canine Flu By Tiffany L. Mitchener, DVM   What is Canine Flu? There are two subtypes of flu currently infecting dogs in the United States.  The first appeared in January 2004 among racing greyhounds at… Read More »

Winter 2017-2018 Newsletter

Nov 21st, 2017, 03:26 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Winter Dental Special- $109 Off! It’s almost time for our winter dental special!  Starting December 2017 and running through March 2018, all patients with a current annual exam are eligible for this $109 discount on our comprehensive oral health assessment and… Read More »

Why Do We Vaccinate Our Pets Against Rabies?

Nov 15th, 2017, 02:53 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Most Americans have never seen an animal with a case of rabies.  The image of the mad, aggressive, salivating animal has been fostered by Hollywood – think “Cujo” or “Old Yeller.”  Most people have a vague sense of unease regarding… Read More »

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Jun 16th, 2017, 04:24 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

New In-House Laboratory Equipment           Improvements have been made to our in-house laboratory equipment!  With the switch over to Idexx’s Catalyst One and ProCyte analyzers, we are able to obtain quicker and more accurate laboratory results… Read More »

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 »

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 »

Picking the Perfect Puppy

Apr 8th, 2016, 03:35 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

“Buy a pup and your money will buy Love unflinching that cannot lie” – Rudyard Kipling     Picking the perfect puppy can be done!  The selection of your new puppy must be a careful decision, however, because this little… Read More »

Our Winter Dental Special is Here!

Nov 16th, 2015, 03:24 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 2015 through March 2016!  All patients with a current annual exam are eligible for this $109 discount on… Read More »