We focus on animals, their people,
lifestyles and interactions.
At Animal Care Clinic we recognize that your pets are an integral part of your family. We want to help you to care for your entire family unit. This means we not only want to provide exceptional medical and behavioral care for your dogs and cats, but we want to help you to integrate your pets into your family’s activities and entire lifestyle. We hope the information accessible on this page will help you in that endeavor!
Human & Animal Health
Pets and Parasites by the Companion Animal Parasite Control (CAPC) is a very informative site on parasites that are prevalent in dogs and cats. See maps showing the prevalence of various parasites by State and even County. Learn how to protect your pets and family from these potentially dangerous pests!
There’s even a magazine dedicated to the dogs of the Central Coast, Coastal Canine. Many of us have our favorite spots to take our dogs out for a beach day, but if you don’t know where to go or are exploring other parts of the California coast, Beach California has a list with more detailed information and links on dog-friendly beaches and parks. We like to support other local businesses, especially those that are friendly or cater to our pets. Lemos Feed & Pet Supply, Farm Supply and Tails Pet Boutique are all local pet stores.
There are no veterinary licensed pet physical therapists on the Central Coast that we are aware of. If you are interested in a supervised swimming program, check out Splash in Morro Bay.
Dog Training, Agility & More
Traveling with Your Pets
Pet Therapy and Service
Find a Pet/Adoption
Alternatively, any of our doctors can talk with you about the pros and cons of different breeds and dogs and cats. Our doctors have a lot of knowledge on activity level, trainability, grooming issues and common medical problems for all breeds of dogs and cats. There are many local humane groups and shelters where you can adopt a pet. Consider visiting one of these facilities. Remember that crossbred pets make wonderful pets and are often healthier and less expensive to obtain! For more help on choosing a dog and being a responsible dog owner, check out the American Kennel Club website.
- Cal Poly Cat Program
- Camp Cocker Rescue
- Central Coast Pug Rescue
- Feline Network of the Central Coast
- Foxy Doxy Dachsund & Dog Rescue
- Homeless Animal Rescue Team (HART)
- Santa Barbara County Animal Services
- San Luis Obispo County Animal Services
- Santa Maria Valley Humane Society
- Second Chance at Love Humane Society
- Short N’ Sweet Ranch and Rescue
- Woods Humane Society