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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 »

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 »

Kittyproofing Your Tree

December 15, 2018

Kitties have some very cute holiday traditions, such as helping their humans decorate, supervising the cooking, and, of course, wreaking havoc on Christmas trees. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet offers some helpful advice on putting up a cat-proofed tree. Decorate Carefully Keep your feline buddy in mind as you are hanging decorations. Decorate the bottom part of the tree sparingly, and with safe, sturdy ornaments, things that won’t break if Fluffy knocks … Read More »

Halloween Dangers for Pets

October 15, 2018

Halloween is just around the corner! The autumn holiday is getting a bit more popular every year. Unfortunately, this time of year can be dangerous for our furry pals. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet discusses Halloween dangers for pets. Costumes We have to admit, dogs can be pretty adorable in costume. Fido makes a super cute dinosaur! However, keep your canine friend’s comfort and safety in mind when picking out clothes for … Read More »

Common Cat Care Mistakes

September 15, 2018

September is Happy Healthy Cat Month! Kitties are wonderful pets. They’re not only adorable and cuddly, they have a special way of making us laugh with their hilarious antics. Cats are fairly easy to care for, but they aren’t quite as independent as they’d like us to think. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet lists some common kitty care mistakes. Letting Fluffy Roam We know, our feline pals love fun outdoor activities, like … Read More »

7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Pet Hydrated

July 15, 2018

July is Pet Hydration Month! Making sure your pet is getting enough water is always important, but it’s particularly crucial in summer. Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet offers advice on keeping your furry friend properly hydrated. Water First and foremost, make sure your pet always has fresh water. Choosing the right size bowl is also important. If you often find the bowl empty, you may need a larger one. (Tip: if … Read More »

4th of July Safety Tips for Pets

July 01, 2018

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, many people are making plans for the summer holiday. Remember to keep your pet’s safety in mind. This can be a dangerous time of year for pets! A local Los Gatos, CA vet offers some Fourth of July Safety tips for pets in this article. Fireworks Fireworks are a huge part of July 4th celebrations. Unfortunately, many pets find the lights and noise absolutely terrifying. Keep … Read More »

5 Ways to Keep Your Cat Healthy

February 01, 2018

February is a very important month for our feline friends: it’s Cat Health Month! While kitties are quite low maintenance as far as pets go, they do need proper care to stay healthy. Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet offers some helpful advice on keeping Fluffy happy, healthy, and purring. Good Food First things first: make sure your kitty is eating high-quality, nourishing food. Don’t let your cute pet manipulate you into … Read More »

7 Things Your Dog Should Be Thankful for, But Isn’t

November 15, 2017

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. This is always a good time to look back and reflect on the things we are thankful for. Dogs are certainly on that list! If Fido could make a list of the things he was most grateful for, we’re pretty sure that bacon, car rides, belly rubs, and toys would all be on it. However, your canine pal may not appreciate all of the things that keep him happy, … Read More »