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San Luis Obispo

Urinary Accidents

Our Veterinarian's often see pets for urinary issues which can impact the busy lifestyle many enjoy throughout the San Luis Obispo area. "Smalls" came to see Dr. Greenberg because she suddenly started having urinary accidents in the house.  A bladder infection was found and she was treated with appropriate antibiotics based on culture results.  Initially [...]

By | March 25th, 2018|Case Studies, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

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

What’s with the cow?

We often get asked about the cow at the corner of Long & Cross Streets. Animal Care Clinic sponsored "Expo" (as she is affectionately known to our staff) for the Cow Parade in 2016 to benefit The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo. "Udderly Exposed" was lovingly created by our own RVT Melisa, who is [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Community Service, Staff Adventures, Uncategorized|0 Comments


by Marissa Greenberg, DVM As I took this picture of my own dog, Eli, drinking from the water trough, I at first thought “isn’t he cute!” But on second thought, my veterinarian brain kicked in and I thought “Oh no, this could be dangerous to his health!”   Leptospirosis is a bacteria that lives in [...]

By | October 16th, 2016|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Living With An Old Dog Part III-The Summer Hair Cut

Written by Marissa Greenberg, DVM As a veterinarian in San Luis Obispo, I’ve often seen people with longhaired dogs give them summer haircuts. My old girl, Slink, doesn’t have very long hair, so I never thought this would be something I would do for her. But rewind to a few months ago, when our SLO [...]

By | August 14th, 2013|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|2 Comments

A veterinarian’s experiences living with a senior dog – Part II

Written by Marissa Greenberg, DVM As our beloved dogs get older one of the most common problems is that they start to lose their hearing, just like people do as they age.  As a veterinarian in San Luis Obispo, I very commonly have people asking me about their old dog’s hearing loss.  Unfortunately it is [...]

By | July 31st, 2013|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

A veterinarian’s experiences living with a senior dog – Part 1

Written by Marissa Greenberg, DVM There comes a point in all of our dog’s lives where we can start to see signs of aging. Some of these signs might be very normal parts of the aging process, but other could indicate Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (CCD), which is very similar to dementia in people.  Though there [...]

By | July 22nd, 2013|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|2 Comments

Featured Employees of the Month: Louise, Kristen, Zack and Tyler

 The challenge a veterinary practice faces living in a town with an agricultural school is employment fluctuations.  We find many eager and smart students looking for experience in veterinary medicine.  The high level of excellence, service and compassion make these students a great fit with the Animal Care Clinic way.  Unfortunately there also comes the [...]

By | July 22nd, 2013|Staff Adventures|0 Comments

Bringing Home Baby to a Household of Pets

Written by Richard Tao, DVM My wife and I welcomed our baby daughter to the world last September.  Noone can prepare you enough for the big challenges and little triumphs that come with parenthood.  It can be even more challenging when new parents are faced with introducing a new baby to a household full of [...]

By | June 24th, 2013|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Featured Employee of the Month: Travis Morris

Travis joined the veterinary nursing team in July 2008 and is a native of San Luis Obispo.  Travis has an interest in reptiles and currently his pets include 1 dog, 2 cats and 1 tortoise. He enjoys practicing martial arts, such as Kendo and Brazilian Ju Jitsu. He also loves to play with his son [...]

By | June 17th, 2013|Staff Adventures|1 Comment