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6 Ways to Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Healthy

April 01, 2020

Dental issues are one of the most common health problems we see in our canine pals. Toothaches, infections, and other issues are extremely painful for dogs, just as they are for people. However, Fido can’t really care for his own teeth, so it’s up to you to do it for him. A Spring Valley, CA vet lists some ways to do that below. Brushing Brushing is really the best way to keep your four-legged friend’s … Read More »

FAQs about our Move

March 31, 2020

Where is your new location? Care and Comfort Veterinary Hospital is conveniently at: 522 E Chase Ave El Cajon, CA 92020 Visit us online: www.careandcomfortvet.com Call Us: (619) 590-6160 What are the benefits of your new location? • We will have an extended medical team which means more availability for you and your pet. • Our new hospital offers more space for you and your pet with a safe and relaxing environment. • Our new … Read More »

Posted in General Health

Moving locations!

March 27, 2020

Dear Valued Clients, The entire Fuerte Animal Hospital team feels honored that you entrust your pet’s health and happiness in us. We strive to continuously offer you and your pet the highest standard of care. With that in mind, we have decided to relocate and merge with our neighbor clinic, Care and Comfort Veterinary Hospital. As of April 1, 2020 we will no longer be seeing patients at our current location. Dr. Davis and the … Read More »

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Update on COVID-19 and your Pets

March 21, 2020
Dog in car driver seat

Dear Pet Parents, We wanted to let you know about an important change to our operations here at Fuerte Animal Hospital. Due to the high level of concern around COVID-19 in our area, we have decided to take an extra level of precaution to safeguard our clients and staff. We are currently open for our normal hours and seeing patients, however are requesting that when you arrive, please call us at (619)440-1432 from the parking … Read More »

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How to Respect Your Cat

March 15, 2020

There’s a special kitty holiday coming up. March 28th is Respect Your Cat Day! Our feline friends may be small, but they have big personalities. They also have lots of love and cuddle to give. But how do you show a cat respect? A La Mesa, CA vet offers some tips below. Offer Stimulation You wouldn’t want to sit and stare at the walls all day, would you? Fluffy doesn’t either. Your cute little pet … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

If Pets Had Thumbs Day

March 01, 2020

There are many things to love about pets, but one of the best things about them is the way they keep us laughing with their silly antics. That appreciation for Fluffy and Fido’s knacks for comedy and mischief is at the heart of a cute pet holiday that’s coming up. March 3rd is If Pets Had Thumbs Day! In this article, a Spring Valley, CA vet gives a few ‘petucated’ guesses on what some of … Read More »

Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

February 15, 2020

There’s a special doggy holiday coming up. February 23rd is Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day! If there’s one thing all of our canine pals have in common, it’s a love of snacks. Read on as a local Spring Valley, CA vet offers tips on giving your pet treats. Choose Wisely Fido would be more than happy to try every type of treat on the market. However, that would be a logistical nightmare, so it’s up to … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General

Brushing Your Cat’s Teeth

February 01, 2020

February is Pet Dental Health Month! Kitties can also be afflicted a wide variety of dental troubles, such as abscesses, cracked or broken teeth, tooth resorption, and feline stomatitis, which is a very painful mouth infection. One of the best ways to keep your cat’s choppers healthy is to brush them. We know, that sounds a bit risky, but it can be done. A La Mesa, CA vet discusses brushing Fluffy’s teeth below. Start Slow … Read More »

Senior Dog Care Tips

January 15, 2020

Dogs are wonderful and loyal companions, who stay faithfully by our sides throughout all of life’s ups and downs. However, your canine companion will go through his life stages much more quickly than you will. As Fido approaches his golden years, his needs will also change. A La Mesa, CA vet discusses senior dog care in this article. Health Care Your four-legged friend will need to see his veterinarian a bit more often as he … Read More »

New Year’s Resolutions For Cats

January 01, 2020

Happy New Year! Actually, the kitty new year starts tomorrow: January 2nd is Mew Year’s Day. While we will leave predictions about 2020’s major events to others, we can make a few educated guesses about what our feline pals will be up to this year. Read on as a Spring Valley, CA vet lists some New Year’s resolutions for cats. Get A Tan Kitties can’t really get suntans, although their fur may lighten up if … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care