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San Luis Obispo

“Stevie Nicks” a Laser Therapy Case Study

by Stephanie Ruggerone   Meet Stevie Nicks, an energetic German Shepherd puppy recently acquired by one of our clients from East Los Angeles German Shepherd Rescue. Stevie was hit by a car and sustained a fractured pelvis and femoral head on her right hind leg. This unfortunate injury lead her to the rescue group and ultimately a [...]

By | July 23rd, 2018|Case Studies, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Make July 4th stress free for your pets!

Fireworks are a regular part of festive celebrations throughout San Luis Obispo County. However they can cause great distress for many dogs. The loud, unpredictable noises and bright lights can feel threatening and pets can react as if their very life hangs in the balance. Thankfully there are ways to help your dog keep calm [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

The Road to Veterinary School

Clients often ask about our students and their plans to become veterinarians. Michael was kind enough to share his journey. We wish him the very best and know he'll become a wonderful, kind, and caring veterinarian! by Michael Micheal      Growing up in Egypt, I was encouraged to follow in the footsteps of other [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|Staff Adventures|0 Comments

Our ACC Puppy Trainer Earns CPDT-KA

Continuing education is what keeps Animal Care Clinic always prepared to offer the best services to our beloved patients. All of our staff strive to keep at the forefront of the ever changing medical and behavioral aspects of the various animal sciences. Our longtime puppy kindergarten and puppy etiquette class instructor, Stephanie Ruggerone, recently earned [...]

By | April 22nd, 2018|Human-Animal Bond, Staff Adventures|0 Comments

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

Leptospirosis

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