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5 Steps for a Happy, Healthy Puppy

When you first consider welcoming a new puppy into your family, you’re likely overwhelmed with choosing the perfect size, breed, and gender, as well as their color. Choosing the best fit for your family may push the other puppy considerations to the side, because you are so excited about getting your new best friend. However, [...]

5 Pawliday Pet Hazards to Avoid

The holidays have snuck up on us once again. Although celebrations may look a little different this year, the decor, food, and holiday spirit remain the same. Your four-legged family members are an integral part of the festivities; however, holiday sweets and treats can be dangerous to your curious critters. In addition to pet-proofing your [...]

6 Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe from Heartworm Disease

Heartworms are caused by the parasite Dirofilaria immitis, and affect cats, dogs, and other pets, like ferrets. Heartworms are transmitted to pets when they are bitten by an infected mosquito. The larvae move through the bloodstream to the pet’s heart and lungs, where the larvae mature into adult heartworms, which can grow up to 14 [...]

Get To Know Our Support Team

Providing top-notch medical care for pets is complicated, but thanks to our highly skilled support team, we are able to partner with you for your pet’s life-long health. You have seen our office manager, client service representatives (CSRs), and veterinary technicians and assistants around the office, but probably don’t know much about them outside the [...]

6 Facts About COVID-19 Every San Diego Pet Owner Needs to Know

2020 has been intense. From Tiger King to COVID-19, this year has seen more than its fair share of unprecedented events. While we can’t explain Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin, we can clear up any confusion you may have about COVID-19 and pets. As more information is discovered about the novel coronavirus (i.e., SARS-CoV-2), our [...]

3 Tips to Force Fleas to Flee

If the thought of having fleas makes you want to burn your house to the ground, you are not alone. However, before you reach for gasoline and a blow torch, check out these three tips to deal with fleas in a less drastic way. #1: Understand the flea life cycle Adult fleas feed on your [...]

Feline Heat Safety: What Cat Owners Should Know

In San Diego, we are blessed with mild weather all year long. But, as summer goes on, you can expect a handful of scorching hot days, especially if you venture out into the desert areas. Owners must be prepared to prevent heat-related injuries in their pets. Generally speaking, dogs are more prone to overheating, since [...]

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