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How to Spoil a Guinea Pig

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 »

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 »

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 »

Pocket Pet Toys

January 15, 2018

Do you have a pet bunny, gerbil, Guinea pig, or hamster? If so, you have a super cute animal companion! These little guys are very easy to care for, which makes them great choices for children’s pets. Making sure your furry pal has a clean, comfy cage and is getting proper nutrition will see to their most essential needs. However, in order to keep your pint-sized pal happy, you’ll also need to provide entertainment options. … Read More »

Signs of Stress in Dogs

July 15, 2017

Man’s Best Friend has been our friend and companions for thousands of years. While we’ve had time to get to know Fido pretty well, it can be easy to forget that dogs don’t think the way we do, and they don’t express things the way we do. One thing that can be easy for people to overlook or misinterpret is an indication of stress in dogs. Read on as a San Jose, CA vet lists … Read More »

Thanksgiving With Fido

November 15, 2016

The holiday season is just around the corner! Many of us are already looking forward to Thanksgiving. It’s always great to relax and unwind with our loved ones over some delicious food. Your canine companion is also an important part of the family. Fido will no doubt be underfoot as you get ready for your Turkey Day feast. Read on as a local San Jose, CA vet discusses Thanksgiving with dogs. Exercise Before your guests … Read More »

Money-Saving Tips for Pet Owners

May 15, 2016

Let’s face it—pets aren’t always cheap. Who wouldn’t like to save a little money here and there? If you’d like to save some cash without sacrificing your pet’s well-being in the least, read on as a San Jose, CA veterinarian tells you more. Preventative Healthcare Preventative medicine is the best medicine! Not only is it more effective than treatment, it’s far cheaper. Make sure your pet is wearing year-round pest preventatives to protect against the … Read More »

How to Keep Your Pet Safe this Thanksgiving

November 15, 2015

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday filled with family, fun, and food. It’s great to include your pet in the festivities, but it’s also important to be aware of a few common hazards that may befall our animal companions on Turkey Day. Learn more below from your San Jose, CA veterinarian. Avoid Anxiety One of the most common Thanksgiving hazards is one you may not have thought of: anxiety. If guests are coming to your home … Read More »

Your Senior Cat Will Appreciate Her Top-Notch Care

May 15, 2015

Your newly adopted senior cat Lucy can look forward to a very comfy life. You just brought this deserving ten-year-old girl home from your city’s animal shelter. She’ll enjoy a comfortable bed, a faux jewel collar, and an entire bin of cat toys. Besides spoiling your feline housemate rotten, you’ll provide her with excellent veterinary care. Tomorrow, Lucy will visit your San Jose vet for a new patient exam and a tailored senior health program. … Read More »

Busting Five Common Cat Myths

February 15, 2014

For various reasons—perhaps largely because of their mysterious and aloof personalities—there are several myths that tend to crop up around cats. Not only are they incorrect, believing them could lead to health concerns for your pet! Here, a San Jose veterinarian sets the record straight. Myth: Cats Will Be Fine By Themselves for a Few Days While cats may not need the 24-hour attention that a puppy requires, they won’t necessarily be fine alone for … Read More »