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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

And Meow, A Word About Playing With Your Cat

December 15, 2019

Kitties are very playful, which is one of the many reasons they make such cute and fun pets. Watching Fluffy attack a catnip mouse or bat a ball around can be just as entertaining for you as it is for her. Actually, playing with your cat regularly is one of the best things you can do to keep her happy and healthy. A Spring Valley, CA vet discusses kitty playtime below. Exercise We probably don’t … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Keeping Fido Fit

December 01, 2019

Is your dog a furry bundle of zoom? Or do you have a four-legged couch potato on your hands? Regardless of how playful and energetic Fido is or isn’t, he will need proper activity to stay healthy. Read on as a LA Mesa, CA vet discusses doggy fitness. Walks Daily walks are the main form of exercise for many pups. Your furry friend may get bored if his walks always follow the same route. Let … Read More »

Teaching Your Cat Better Scratching Petiquette

November 15, 2019

Do you often find your feline buddy using your sofa or carpet as a manicure station? Fluffy is adorable, but she has certainly ruined her share of furniture. We can help! Read on as a local Spring Valley, CA vet discusses teaching your kitty better nail-care habits. Scratching Post First and foremost, you’ll need to give your feline pal a good scratching post. Make sure that your pet’s manicure station is sturdy, and doesn’t wobble. … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

Safety Tips For Walking Your Dog

November 01, 2019

Does your dog jump for joy when he knows it’s time for a walk? Those daily strolls are important for many reasons beyond sanitation. They help keep your canine buddy fit, and also offer him both mental stimulation and a change of scenery. In this article, a LA Mesa, CA vet offers some advice on walking Fido. Paws Don’t forget that your four-legged friend is running around bare-pawed! Fido can get painful burns and blisters … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General