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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 »

6 Cute Ways To Spoil Your Hamster On National Hamster Day

May 01, 2019

Did you know that May 10th is National Hamster Day? Hammie may not be as popular as Fido and Fluffy, but he’s actually pretty adorable, and can make a great pet. Although hamsters are small, they have pretty big personalities. And, just like any other pet, they absolutely love being pampered! Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet offers advice on spoiling a hamster. New Toys Hamsters need lots of chew toys to keep their teeth … 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 »

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 »