Dog Flu or Canine Influenza on the Central Coast – what do I need to know?

by Bonnie Markoff, DVM There is an outbreak of dog flu in California that seems to center around the San Jose area, but is working it's way slowly towards San Luis Obispo. Canine influenza is a highly contagious viral respiratory disease that is spread just like the common cold, through direct contact (sniffing, licking, nuzzling), through [...]

By | February 10th, 2018|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Animal Care Tips – The Life of a Flea

I recently saw a little dog that had been itchy for about 10 days. The owner had seen a flea on him and assumed he had been infested while at the groomer. When I examined Pierre, I saw the tell tale signs of fleas - dermatitis at the base of the tail, along the back [...]

By | July 28th, 2007|Pet Health Care|0 Comments