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Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 15, 2020

Did you know that June 26th is Take Your Dog To Work Day? Of course, with more people than ever working from home, this year’s theme may very well be focused on taking your work to Fido. Our canine pals can actually make great co-workers! A local Spring Valley, CA vet offers some advice on working with your four-legged buddy below. Schedule Dogs tend to thrive on a steady schedule, as this helps them feel … Read More »

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Tips for Brushing Fido’s Teeth

May 15, 2020

Did you know that dental care is one of the most overlooked aspects of pet care? Good oral health is just as important for pets as it is for people. Dogs can develop some very painful and dangerous dental issues, such as abscesses, infections, and cracked teeth. However, Fido can’t brush his own choppers, so it’s up to you to do it for him. A Spring Valley, CA vet offers some tips on this below. … Read More »

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Caring for a Deaf Dog

May 01, 2020

May 3rd is Specially-Abled Pets Day! If you are ready to adopt a new dog, please don’t overlook the less perfect ones. Pups with medical issues, such as hearing impairment, for instance, can still make wonderful pets! A Spring Valley, CA vet discusses caring for a deaf dog below. Training Dogs are very smart, and can learn to respond to hand signals instead of vocal commands. Show Fido sign commands for Sit, Stay, Come, Heel, … Read More »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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Tips On Adopting A Shelter Dog

October 15, 2019

Are you considering adopting a dog? If so, please consider going to a shelter to find Fido. This is a great way to find your new furry friend! You’ll also give that one lucky pup a second chance at happiness. This is a truly beautiful and rewarding way to start your friendship with your canine buddy. Below, a Spring Valley, CA vet offers some tips on adopting a shelter dog. Think Carefully Adopting a pet … Read More »

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