Tag Archives: vaccinations

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 »

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 »

Winter 2015-2016 Newsletter

Dec 3rd, 2015, 04:17 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Capitola Veterinary Hospital Winter 2015-2016 Holiday Schedule 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 25th and 26th and January 1st and 2nd.  In addition,… 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 »

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 »

The Greening of Capitola Veterinary Hospital – Partnerships

Jun 5th, 2012, 04:54 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

Along with making our office and work spaces as environmentally low-impact as we can in the ways described in last month’s article, we have also focused on developing partnerships with community groups, other local businesses, and vendors who support our… Read More »

Prevention and Treatment of Feline Distemper Key to Nine Lives of Your Beloved Cat

Aug 16th, 2010, 07:50 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

The veterinarians at Capitola Veterinary Hospital urge you to vaccinate your cat for Feline Distemper.  Once the largest killer of cats, this terrible and painful disease is now rare due to the effective vaccination that is readily available. Feline distemper,… Read More »

Vaccination and Pets

Nov 5th, 2009, 06:39 PM America/Los_Angeles | 0 comments

At Capitola Veterinary Hospital, our general philosophy is that vaccines are great for the whole population of pets. The broad use of vaccinations virtually eradicated Distemper, Parvo, Rabies, Feline Leukemia and other pathogens from our environment. As a general rule of thumb,… Read More »