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Green Your Pet Care Routine

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 »

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 »

Caring for a Fluffy Cat

April 15, 2018

Do you have a longhaired kitty? If so, it’s probably safe to say that you have a beautiful pet. However, your feline buddy may need some extra TLC! Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet discusses caring for fluffy cats. Grooming Our feline friends are very diligent about keeping up with their beauty rituals. Your furball may spend several hours a day grooming herself to keep her fur soft and shiny. Your kitty will need a … Read More »

Setting Up a Guinea Pig Cage

October 15, 2017

Have you recently decided to adopt a Guinea pig? These little furballs make very adorable little pets! Guinea pigs, also known as cavies, are often chosen as pets for small children, and with good reason. They’re not only super cute, they’re also very gentle and easy to care for. One of the biggest parts of good Guinea pig care is making sure your tiny buddy is comfortable in his cage. Here, a Los Gatos, CA … Read More »

Caring for a Scaredy Cat

April 15, 2017

Our feline friends may be small, but they have big purrsonalities. Fluffy can be quite the character! Just like people, some cats are talkative and outgoing, while others are more timid and shy. If you have a bashful pet, you may want to take a few steps to keep your scaredy-cat happy and purring. Read on as a local San Jose, CA vet discusses caring for a timid kitty. Veterinary Care First things first: make … Read More »

Doggy Toys 101

August 15, 2016

Does your dog sometimes run to you, holding his favorite toy? It’s hard to resist this adorable request for puppy playtime! Fido’s playful streak is definitely one of his more endearing traits. Just make sure that your canine friend’s toy box contains only safe and suitable playthings. A San Jose, CA vet discusses doggy toys in this article. Choosing Suitable Toys Doggy toys are definitely not one-size-fits-all. Choosing the right size toy is very important! … Read More »

6 Things Cats Just Can’t Resist

February 15, 2016

If you have a cat, chances are, your kitty probably keeps you smiling with her cute antics and soothing purrs. Kitties certainly make wonderful pets! One of our feline friends’ most distinctive qualities is the fact that, though these furballs are quite small, they definitely have big personalities. While all kitties have their own individual characteristics and tastes, they do share some common likes and dislikes. In this article, a San Jose, CA vet lists … Read More »

Take Your Cat To The Vet Day

August 15, 2015

Did you know that August 22nd is Take Your Cat To The Vet Day? Is your feline pal due for shots or an examination? If so, let this serve as a reminder to make an appointment! Regular veterinary care is very important to your cat’s health and well-being. Below, a San Jose, CA vet discusses taking your cat to the vet. Wellness Checks A thorough examination will allow your vet to establish a baseline ‘snapshot’ … Read More »

Advantages of Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

August 15, 2014

Spaying and neutering your pet isn’t just about avoiding an unwanted litter of puppies or kittens—although it’s great for that, too! Getting your pet fixed is one of the best things you’ll ever do for your pet’s health. Learn why below from San Jose vet. Preventing Cancer The risk of genital cancers in pets is eliminated once they’re spayed or neutered, and other diseases, such as breast cancer and uterine infections in females, are far … Read More »

Dental Hygiene for Hamsters

May 15, 2014

Consider all the things your hamster uses his teeth for: eating, breaking seeds and nuts, chewing, burrowing, building, and even more. Obviously, a hamster’s dental health is of vital importance to his overall well-being! Use your San Jose vet’s advice to keep your hamster’s oral hygiene in tip-top shape. How Do I Check My Hamster’s Teeth? With time and patience, you should be able to check your hamster’s teeth from the comfort of your own … Read More »