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We’re Changing Our Protocols to Protect You, Your Pet & Our Staff.

We will begin to allow starting June 16th: One client per appointment may accompany pets into the exam room. Our lobby will  still remain closed. Please call (805-642-2191) upon arrival and we will let you know when you can come in with your pet. Masks are required inside. Curbside is available by request Thank you […]

4 tricks for keeping your pets safe on Halloween!

Petrified Pooches & Scaredy Cats: Keeping Pets Safe on Halloween Many people enjoy Halloween, but the same isn’t necessarily true for our pets. Constantly opening the door for trick-or-treaters, unusual costumes and noises can put animals on edge. Here’s some ideas for keeping your cat or dog safe and serene on Halloween: When expecting visitors, […]

We’re AAHA Accredited!

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the American Animal Hospital Association’s top honor, AAHA accreditation. That means your furry friend is being cared for by one of the top 15% of animal hospitals in the United States and Canada. AAHA has been recognizing veterinary hospitals for their commitment to maintaining high […]

Who has better vision? Dogs or Cats?

The eyes of cats and dogs are quite similar to our own, but how are they different? The cat has the largest eyes of any meat eater; if our own eyes were proportionally the same, human eyes would be eight inches across. But it goes beyond the looks-pun intended. In fact, the way pets see […]

Winter Holiday Hazards For Pets

Here are some tips for keeping your pets out of danger during the holiday season. AVOID Holiday Food Items That Could Cause Problems For Your Pet Alcoholic beverages Chocolate (baker’s, semi-sweet, milk chocolate) Coffee (grounds, beans, chocolate covered espresso beans) Moldy or spoiled foods Onions, onion powder Fatty foods Salt Yeast dough PLANTS Lilies that may […]

Travel check list and packing list for pets

This is the checklist I’ve created for trips with Chloe. I live for checklists. Please note that I don’t bring every item on this list on every trip. It helps me a lot, though, to collect in one place a list of every item I have, at one point or another, been grateful for or […]