Brentwood Family Pet Care

Your Fitness Partner May be Right in Front of You

Your Fitness Partner May be Right in Front of You

For many of us, “getting in shape” is number one on our New Year’s resolution list. If it’s on yours, you may already have a great workout partner: your dog! Just like humans, overweight pets are more likely to develop diabetes, osteoarthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, joint injuries, and cancer. According to the Association for … Read moreYour Fitness Partner May be Right in Front of You

Sly as a Fox(tail)

Northern California is home to a dizzying and rich array of plants, including foxtails. On first inspection, these weeds might seem harmless, but they actually pose serious dangers to your pet’s health. Foxtails work their way into any part of your dog or cat, and they’re very hard to find in a pet’s fur. They … Read moreSly as a Fox(tail)

High Temps & Hot Pets

The Bay Area is famous for its temperate climate, but even here in chilled-out northern California, temperatures can climb to uncomfortable and even dangerous levels. Our pets are particularly vulnerable. Many animals—especially those outdoors—struggle to keep cool because they can’t process heat as effectively as we do. Here are some tips for keeping your fur-covered … Read moreHigh Temps & Hot Pets