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6 Ways To Keep Fluffy Fit

October 15, 2019

October 9th was Pet Obesity Awareness Day! We certainly do have our fair share of pudgy patients. Your kitty may look cute if she’s a bit round, but she’ll be much healthier at a normal weight. But how do you get a cat to work out? A bit of trickery, a touch of bribery, and lots of TLC! A Los Gatos, CA vet offers some tips on keeping your cat in shape below. Portion Control … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

5 Reasons To Walk Your Dog Every Day

October 01, 2019

Did you know that Walk Your Dog Week starts today, October 1? October is perfect doggy-walking weather. Of course, our canine pals really should be walked every day. As it turns out, those regular strolls are important for many reasons beyond simple sanitation. Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet lists some reasons to walk Fido every day. Exercise Making sure that Fido is getting the right type and amount of exercise is very important. While … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General

Creating a Kitty Garden

September 15, 2019

It’s always best to keep cats indoors, where they aren’t endangered by cars, weather, and other hazards. However, that doesn’t mean your kitty can’t enjoy a taste of nature. Why not turn a room—or even your whole home—into a kitty-friendly indoor garden? Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet offers some tips on creating the purrfect kitty garden. Choosing Plants Make sure to only choose pet-safe plants. Many popular plants, such as daffodils, … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Does Your Kitty Have A Cattitude?

September 01, 2019

Cats are small, but they certainly have big purrsonalities. Some are very loving and cuddly, while others are rather cantankerous and grouchy. Of course, Fluffy’s temperament can also change with her mood. You may find that at times your cute little pet has a bit of a cattitude. A Los Gatos, CA vet discusses Fluffy’s mood swings in this article. Love Bites One thing that can be rather confusing about our feline pals is the … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

5 Ways to Make Your Yard More Dog-Friendly

August 15, 2019

Do you have a yard for your canine buddy to run and play in? If so, that’s great! Fido loves being able to enjoy some fresh air and sunlight while chasing squirrels around. However, your cute pet may get bored outdoors if he has nothing to do but stare at the fence. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet offers a few helpful tips on making your yard more dog-friendly. Doghouse One of the … Read More »

Cat Training 101

August 01, 2019

Did you know that dogs can learn up to 165 words, and dozens of commands? What about cats? You may have noticed that usually Fluffy trains her humans, rather than it being the other way around. However, our feline buddies can actually learn quite a few things. Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet offers tips on training your kitty. What Can Fluffy Learn? Fluffy doesn’t have quite the repertoire that Fido does, but she does … Read More »

How to Spoil a Guinea Pig

July 15, 2019

July 16 is Guinea Pig Appreciation Day! Guinea pigs—also known as cavies—are very cute and charming, and can really make lovable little pets. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet discusses how to spoil a Guinea pig. Toys Toys are important for all pets. They keep our animal friends active and entertained, and prevent boredom. Chew toys are particularly important for Guinea pigs, as they need to chew so much. You can make many … Read More »

Tips for Playing With Fluffy

July 01, 2019

Did you know that playing is good for cats? Pouncing on that catnip mouse is not only fun and entertaining for Fluffy, it also benefits her both mentally and physically. Plus, frisky felines are really cute to watch! Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet offers some tips on playing with your furry friend. Make It Routine Make kitty playtime part of your daily routine. This is a wonderful way to wind down … Read More »

Fido’s Summer Plans

June 15, 2019

Summer is here! We know that many of you are looking forward to seasonal activities. Our canine companions also enjoy summertime. In fact, your pooch may have a few things on his own agenda! Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet discusses Fido’s summer plans. Explore Man’s Best Friend definitely has a healthy sense of adventure. Fido loves going to parks and exploring new trails. Sniffing strange patches of grass is also pretty high … Read More »

Adopt a Cat Month

June 01, 2019

June is Adopt A Cat Month! If you’re reading this, you are most likely a cat lover, as we are. This time of year is a busy time for those of us who work with our feline friends, as it’s kitten season. While we always love seeing shelter cats go to loving homes, shelter kitties are often particularly desperate at this time of year. With the influx of kittens, shelters get very full. Many shelter … Read More »