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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 »

4 Ways To Fight Fleas

May 15, 2019

Have you noticed your furry friend itching lately? If so, your beloved pet may be dealing with a flea infestation. These disgusting parasites will not only make your four-legged buddy miserably itchy, they can also transmit other parasites, like tapeworms. Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet offers tips on fighting fleas. Parasite Control Products First things first. Be sure to keep up with your furry pal’s parasite control products. There are now … Read More »

Green Your Pet Care Routine

April 15, 2019

April 22nd is Earth Day! If you’re concerned about climate change, pollution, and other earth-related topics, you may be interested in finding out ways to make your pet’s care routine more eco-friendly. A local San Jose, CA veterinarian lists some great suggestions below. Reduce Paper Waste Many people use napkins and paper towels for cleaning. Consider switching to washable microfiber cloths instead. They work just as well, and will be cheaper in the long run. … Read More »

Creating a Pet First Aid Kit

April 01, 2019

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month! While we hope that you never have to provide first aid to your furry best friend, it’s always best to be prepared. Accidents and injuries can and do happen! Hopefully it goes without saying that you should immediately seek veterinary care for an injured pet. However, you may need to provide some first aid before you can safely transport your four-legged friend. Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet … Read More »

Puppyproofing Tips

March 15, 2019

National Puppy Day is coming up March 23rd. Puppies are one of the greatest things in life, as far as we’re concerned. While we love dogs of all ages, puppies have a special way of melting hearts. However, bringing a baby dog home is a big responsibility! One thing that is very important is making your home safe for little Fido. Here, a San Jose, CA vet offers some helpful puppyproofing tips. Toxins The average … Read More »

5 Ways to Lengthen Your Pet’s Life

March 01, 2019

Think about all of the love, companionship, and joy that your animal friend brings to you and your family, year in and year out. Wouldn’t you like to keep your pet around for as long as possible? There are several great ways to do just that—learn more here as your Los Gatos, CA vet tells you how to lengthen your pet’s life. Preventative Medicine Preventative medicine is the best way to keep your pet healthy … Read More »

Love Your Pet Day

February 15, 2019

February 20th is Love Your Pet Day! Of course, we think every day is Love Your Pet Day. Our animal companions deserve to feel loved and safe all the time! However, this is a great time to score some extra purrs and tail wags. A local San Jose, CA vet offers tips on pampering your pet in this article. Cats Cats have a reputation for being finicky, but that isn’t really warranted. Fluffy is actually … Read More »

New Year’s Resolutions Inspired By Dogs

January 01, 2019

Happy New Year! As we leave 2018 behind and move forward into 2019, many people are focusing on their goals for the new year. As it turns out, Fido can be great inspiration for this! Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet lists some resolutions inspired by Man’s Best Friend. Get Lots of Sleep Did you know that dogs spend about half of their time napping? You probably don’t need quite that much rest, but it … Read More »

Homemade Holiday Doggy Treats

December 01, 2018

With the arrival of the holiday season, many of us are enjoying some delicious seasonal snacks. Our canine companions often find themselves with extra treats at this time of year. If you like cooking, you may want to make your pooch his holiday goodies. A Los Gatos, CA vet offers tips on cooking for Fido below. Ingredients Make sure to use only dog-safe ingredients. Some good options include peanut butter; whole-wheat flour; sodium-free broth; wheat … Read More »

Adopting a Senior Dog

November 01, 2018

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month! While we’re always happy to see any new pet going to a great home, adoptable senior pets do need a bit of extra attention. Read on as a San Jose, CA vet discusses adopting an older dog. Benefits of Getting An Older Pet Senior dogs can really make great pets. For one thing, they are absolutely adorable. Older dogs are often very sweet, calm, and affectionate. You may … Read More »