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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 »

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 »

Fluffy’s Nail Care Regimen

February 01, 2019

Does your kitty sometimes scratch up your sofa? Our feline pals are very cute, but they aren’t purrfect. Fluffy’s manicure habits can be quite frustrating at times. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet offers tips on teaching your cat better scratching habits. Understanding Your Furry Little Diva Your cat isn’t out to deliberately ruin your things. Cats actually need to scratch, to keep their claws healthy. In the wild, our feline friends use … Read More »

Answering Your Cat’s Questions

January 15, 2019

There’s a special kitty holiday around the corner: January 22 is Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day! If your feline pal could voice her questions, what do you think she would be the most curious about? A local Los Gatos, CA vet offers a few educated guesses below. Why Do You Take My Toys Away? Kitties, as you may have noticed, are quite playful and frisky. Unfortunately, Fluffy doesn’t really understand what is and isn’t safe … 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 »