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Paws off! Birch Sugar and Birch Sap = Xylitol

It can happen quickly, your dog gets into the purse of a family member visiting for the holidays and suddenly everyone is frantically checking for ingredients of breath mints or gum. Most pet owners are aware that Xylitol is toxic to dogs, and even in small amounts can be potentially lethal. What’s new is that [...]

By |2022-11-18T03:23:50+00:00November 18th, 2022|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Help! My dog won’t go potty in the rain!

Rain is infrequent here on the Central Coast leaving many pet parents frustrated when their dogs don’t want to go outside to potty. Unless your dog likes playing in the ocean, chances are they haven’t had much experience being wet. This can be especially true for puppies if squirt bottles are used for correction. Here [...]

By |2022-11-18T02:43:44+00:00November 7th, 2022|Community Service, Human-Animal Bond|0 Comments

Top Tips for a Pet-Safe Halloween

by Stephanie Ruggerone   While “Trick or Treat” may be fun for us; what about our pets? Like so many other holidays in San Luis Obispo, the weather is nice and we want to include our furry family members in the fun. It is easy to forget our animal companions do not “see what we see” [...]

By |2022-11-18T02:44:10+00:00October 25th, 2022|Community Service, Human-Animal Bond|0 Comments

What is AAHA Day?

Animal Care Clinic is joining the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) in celebrating AAHA-Accredited Hospital Day on July 22. Accreditation is awarded to veterinary hospitals practicing the highest level of veterinary excellence, after a rigorous review of practice protocols, medical equipment, facility and client service. We first earned AAHA accreditation in 1993 and have consecutively [...]

By |2022-07-22T05:42:53+00:00July 22nd, 2022|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Fire Safety Tips for Pets

We always need to be prepared to take care of our animals, especially during emergencies. With fire season underway in California, Pet Fire Safety Day is an excellent reminder to review your game plan in the event of a fire in or around your home. Here are some tips and resources to get you started. [...]

By |2022-07-15T20:06:40+00:00July 15th, 2022|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

World Chocolate Day, not so sweet for dogs!

July 7th is World Chocolate Day. This can be fun for people, but not for pets! Researchers at the University of Cincinnati found that 3 Hershey’s kisses is the perfect amount of chocolate for people to generate feel-good brain chemicals. But pet lovers need to be careful because chocolates contain theobromine, which is a lethal [...]

By |2022-07-10T23:30:51+00:00July 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join us in welcoming Dr. Cherry

We are very excited to welcome Dr. Brenna Cherry to the ACC family! Brenna joined ACC in 2022 after practicing small medicine in Mission Viejo, CA for the previous 5 years. She also worked at Pomona College as the veterinarian for their undergraduate research program. She completed her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at UC [...]

By |2022-06-18T20:25:25+00:00June 18th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Cats Don’t Feline Well

by Dr. Bonnie Markoff   We often think of dogs getting into trouble eating things they shouldn’t, but what about cats? Aren’t they too fastidious to swallow things that can get stuck on the way out? Not these two! Pfeiffer belongs to one of our team members. She’s not even 2 years old and started vomiting [...]

By |2022-05-04T04:12:48+00:00May 4th, 2022|Case Studies, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Holiday Safety Tips for Dogs & Cats

These simple safety tips from our friends at Trupanion can help you avoid some not-so holly jolly holiday hazards. Oh, Christmas Tree - Tinsel, Ribbons, and Bows, Oh My! Timber! Keep your tree securely upright to protect your climbing cat or excited dog. Clean up pine needles frequently, and use a tight fitting tree skirt [...]

By |2021-12-17T06:05:39+00:00December 15th, 2021|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments