Tag Archives: tips for pet owners

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Dogs and Ticks Don’t Mix!

Feb 8th, 2016, 12:35 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Is there anything worse than finding a swollen, engorged tick on your dog’s body?  A tick is more than a physical nuisance.  It can transmit serious diseases to your dog as well.  Therefore, you should know how to prevent tick… 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 »