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
We wanted to thank everyone who voted for us in this year’s “Best of Brentwood” annual readers’ poll. We were the winners of “Best Veterinarian,” and the credit goes to you, our wonderful clients! Thanks, too, for helping us weather the many challenges of 2020. We’re particularly grateful for the patience you showed as the … Read moreThanks for Making Us the Best in Brentwood!
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)
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
It’s a difficult but necessary topic to tackle – what can we do if our dogs or cats display aggressive behavior? Whether your pet gets aggressive around family, strangers, or other companion animals, it is a serious matter that must be addressed early and often to have a good outcome. If a dog becomes stiff … Read moreWhat to Do About Dog and Cat Aggression
It’s an unfortunate fact of pet parenthood – dogs and cats get lost. They run away. Studies show that only 17% of lost dogs and 2% of cats ever make it back to their owners. Your pet doesn’t have to become a statistic. You can, instead, opt to equip them with a microchip. Microchips are … Read moreChipping Away at Lost Pets
We’re in the business of veterinary medicine because we love animals. Pets are our passion. We want to help as many as we can. That’s why we’ve launched our referral program. Here’s how it works: when you tell someone new about us and they call for an appointment, we’ll give you both a $10 credit … Read moreIt Pays to Pay it Forward