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Lost & Found: Why it’s important to microchip my pet.

With the increased attention on displaced pets due to fires, hurricanes and earthquakes, it seemed the right time to review microchips. Many owners rely on collars and ID tags to ensure their pets get home safely. However, collars can break or fall off and countless unidentified strays end up shelters each year. Good samaritans in [...]

By | September 10th, 2017|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Start puppies early!

by Stephanie Ruggerone The Veterinarians and staff at Animal Care Clinic have seen many new bundles of joy recently for puppy wellness exams over the past few weeks. What better way to ring in a Central Coast New Year than the antics of a puppy! It doesn't matter what breed or "mix," they' re all ADORABLE... [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

“Layla” The One-Eyed Wonder Dog

By: Marissa Greenberg, DVM In my 10+ year career, I’ve had a lot of patients that hold a special place in my heart-either due to their endearing personalities, amazing owners, braveness through illness, or inspiring perseverance to defy all odds. But none could come close to the topping the list and embracing all of these [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|Case Studies, Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Meet Minnie

Written By Marissa Greenberg, DVM If you’ve followed our articles for a while, you might remember being introduced to my horse, Shotgun, last year. Though Shotgun was a great horse, and I learned a lot, and did very well showing him, in March of this year, I made the difficult decision to sell him. This [...]

By | December 2nd, 2014|Human-Animal Bond, Staff Adventures|1 Comment

Time To Say Goodbye: In Memory Of Slink Part II

Written By Marissa Greenberg, DVMA good friend and fellow veterinarian gave me some advice to write down my memories of Slink. I thought that sharing them with those who have been reading about her over the years seemed like an appropriate tribute to her life and death. In a way, it’s like a eulogy.My first [...]

By | November 26th, 2014|Human-Animal Bond|5 Comments

Time To Say Goodbye: In Memory of Slink – Part I

Written By Marissa Greenberg, DVMIf you have been reading Animal Care Clinic’s articles for a while, you will remember Slink and my stories of living with an old dog. Over the last several months, as Slink’s body and mind were failing her it became too difficult and emotional for me to write about my experiences. [...]

By | November 18th, 2014|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|1 Comment

Featured Employee: Woody!

Woody has been with Animal Care Clinic since August 2011.  When starting with us he was attending school at Cal Poly.  He will be graduating in June with a Bachelor's in Animal Science.  Woody has worked on the lodging team, though now can be found mostly on our veterinary nursing team.  He is one of [...]

By | April 2nd, 2014|Human-Animal Bond, Staff Adventures|0 Comments

Choosing Your Next Dog Breed

Written by Jennifer Evans, DVM There are over 175 dog breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, not to mention thousands of combinations present in the mixed breed dogs of the world.  So which one is right for you and your family? Breed or combination of breeds plays a huge role in both the behavior/personality [...]

By | April 2nd, 2014|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Living With An Old Dog Part VII – Accepting Change

Written by Marissa Greenberg, DVM In my last article I talked about Slink being stuck in her ways.  Despite liking her routine and consistency, I have also seen her adapt to changes in her life that have occurred due to her aging process. Slink used to go with me just about everywhere, from hiking to [...]

By | March 26th, 2014|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Living With An Old Dog Part VI – Stuck in their ways!

Slink on the left and Mico on the right in their usual place under Marissa's desk at Animal Care Clinic Written by Marissa Greenberg, DVM Most people and animals, like to have a routine and a schedule they can predict and count on.  A sense of stability makes almost everyone happy! Slink, at [...]

By | March 19th, 2014|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments