Tag Archives: puppies

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 »

A Dog Owner’s Guide to Canine Flu

Jul 20th, 2017, 10:09 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

The newspaper headlines have struck fear in every dog owner this summer: “Canine flu has killed two North Carolina dogs…,” Charlotte Observer, 6/7/17; “Dog owners, beware the rise of canine influenza,” The Courier-Journal, 6/29/17; “As dog flu outbreak widens, experts call… 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 »

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 »

Protect Your Puppy!

Oct 22nd, 2015, 09:05 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

  Prevent Parvovirus Disease in Your Puppy       Most dog owners have heard of the term “parvo.”  There is a vague sense that it is a dreaded disease that can strike dogs, particularly puppies.  A few owners know… Read More »

What You Need to Know for Your Pet to Peacefully Coexist with Wildlife

Apr 21st, 2015, 10:15 AM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

It is almost inevitable that our pets will cross paths with wildlife at some time in their life.   We are fortunate to live amidst a rich variety of wildlife here in Santa Cruz, but unfortunately, these non-domesticated denizens can pose… Read More »

Bravecto is now available at Capitola Veterinary Hospital!

Aug 14th, 2014, 04:09 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

We are excited to announce that we are now carrying a new flea and tick prevention called Bravecto. This new preventative is highly recommended to those with dogs that are exposed to ticks. It is a pill that is given one… Read More »

Dr. Volat’s new article, “Fighting Fleas” is in the May edition of the Capitola Soquel Times!

May 9th, 2014, 03:10 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Are your cats and dogs itchy and trying to scratch and chew themselves to pieces? Have you noticed fleas in your home and on your pets? Dr. Volat has written a great and informative article in the Capitola Soquel times… 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 »