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Cat Training 101

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 »

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 »

Litterboxes 101

August 01, 2018

There are many things to love about cats. They’re absolutely adorable, lots of fun, great to snuggle with, and highly entertaining. Fluffy is also very clean. She’ll use her own personal litterbox to do her business, saving you the hassle of having to take her out for walks. Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet discusses … the litterbox. Setup Make sure your cat’s powder room is in a private spot that isn’t … 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 »

How to Stop Your Cat From Playing Rough

August 01, 2017

Does your cat have a habit of pouncing on your toes, or attacking your hand? Kitties may be small, but they have big personalities, and can be a bit temperamental. Of course, our feline friends also sometimes think of their humans as giant cat toys. Rough play can be both frustrating and dangerous, so it’s definitely something to address. A Los Gatos, CA vet offers tips on how to do that in this article. Teaching … Read More »

5 Ways to Keep Fido’s Tail Wagging in 2017

January 01, 2017

Happy New Year! If you have a dog, Fido will be right there with you today, staying right by your side as you ring in the new year. Here, a local San Jose, CA vet tells you how to keep your canine companion’s cute tail wagging in 2017. Playtime! One of the best ways to keep your furry buddy happy is to play with him regularly. This will burn off your pet’s excess energy. This … Read More »

Celebrate Hug Your Cat Day

June 01, 2016

June 4th is Hug Your Cat Day! We think our feline friends deserve to be hugged every day, but that’s beside the point. This is a great time to show Fluffy some extra attention, and maybe even pamper her a bit. A local Cambrian, CA vet discusses this cute holiday below. The Do’s And Don’ts of Hugging Cats Kitties have some very strict rules about being hugged. First and foremost, never force attention on your … Read More »

Welcoming Your New Cat Home

December 01, 2015

Are you adopting a new kitty? Congratulations! Your new feline friend is bound to put lots of smiles on your face with her adorable mannerisms and cute antics. The first 30 days of Fluffy’s time in your household are very important. This crucial time will set the stage for a beautiful friendship between you and your cat, and help solidify the special bond we share with our furry friends. In this article, a San Jose, … Read More »

5 Important Tips for Camping with Fido

June 01, 2015

Are you planning a few getaways this summer? Many of us love heading into the wild to relax and unwind, and just get away from it all. Our canine friends can make great camping buddies! When it comes to camping with your pooch, you’ll want to be sure to put Fido’s safety first. In this article, a local San Jose, CA vet lists five crucial tips for camping with dogs. Preventative Care Make sure Fido … Read More »

How to Clean Your Pocket Pet’s Cage

March 01, 2014

Pocket pets like hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, mice, and gerbils are adorable, amusing pets—one thing they’re not so good at, however, is keeping their living environments clean! Read on as your Cambrian veterinarian tells you how to properly give your pet’s cage a thorough cleaning. Consider the Schedule Before you do anything, make sure you’re aware of the proper schedule and timetable for cleaning your pocket pet’s cage. Different animals will have different cleaning needs, … Read More »