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Puppyproofing Tips

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 »

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 »

International Puppy Day

March 15, 2018

March is 23rd International Puppy Day! Are you planning to welcome a puppy into your home? If so, you’re certainly in for some cute moments with your new pet. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet discusses basic puppy care. Training Man’s Best Friend has a lot to learn in that first year. Housebreaking and crate training should start right away. You’ll also want to immediately start teaching your canine buddy basic doggy obedience … Read More »

Keeping Your Cat Happy and Healthy

September 15, 2017

September is officially Happy, Healthy Cat Month! (Of course, for those of us in the veterinary industry, every month is Happy, Healthy Cat Month.) While giving Fluffy food, a clean litterbox, and lots of ear scritches may cover her basic needs, good cat care goes far beyond that. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet discusses keeping cats happy and healthy. Good Food Proper nutrition is a cornerstone of good pet care. Give Fluffy … Read More »

How to Pamper a Senior Kitty

February 15, 2017

Is your kitty starting to slow down a bit? If Fluffy is aged seven or older, she is officially a senior . . . even if she still thinks of herself as a kitten. Cats are fairly easy to care for: providing your furball with good food, a clean litterbox, fun toys, and lap space will keep that little motor running. However, Fluffy’s needs will change as she ages. Read on as a local San … Read More »

How to Get Cat Hair Off Anything

July 15, 2016

If you have a kitty, chances are you’re not unfamiliar with finding your pet’s fur stuck to your clothing and furniture. Fluffy’s pretty fur is definitely one of her more adorable features, but it looks much better on her than it does on you. Below, a Cambrian, CA vet offers tips on getting your cat’s fur off almost anything. Carpets A large push broom, the kind often used by janitors, actually works great at getting … Read More »

Safe Holiday Treats for Dogs

January 15, 2016

Happy Holidays! As the holiday season moves into full swing, many of us are busy cooking delicious seasonal meals. Your dog will no doubt be paying close attention as those yummy dishes come out of the oven. Fido is part of the family, so you may very well want to treat your pet to some special snacks this time of year. You’ll want to be very careful with what you feed your canine pal, however: … Read More »

How to Train Your Bunny to Use a Litter Box

July 15, 2015

Did you know that bunnies can be taught to use a litter box? Potty-training your rabbit will take time and patience, but it will definitely make things easier for you in the long run. Bunnies can be stubborn, but they are also smart, and are capable of learning good ‘petiquette’. A San Jose, CA vet offers advice on how to train a bunny to use a litter box in this article. Get The Right Tools … Read More »

How to Exercise Your Pet Indoors

July 15, 2014

Is it unbearably hot outside? Perhaps it’s storming heavily. Sometimes, it’s simply easier to stay indoors to exercise your pet. Try these fun methods from a San Jose veterinarian the next time you’re staying in to get your pet some physical activity. Move Games Inside Classic pet games like fetch and tug-of-war don’t only have to played in the backyard. If you have the space, try moving these games indoors to a basement room. Move … Read More »

Easter Safety for Dogs and Cats

April 15, 2014

Easter is only a few days away. Whether or not you’re celebrating with family and friends, there are various pet hazards to be aware of this time of year. Learn more below from a San Jose veterinarian. Chocolate One of the most common hazards around Easter is chocolate, which is highly toxic to pets. All varieties of chocolate contain theobromine and caffeine, both of which cause serious symptoms in cats and dogs. If you suspect … Read More »