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Puppies in a Pandemic

By Natalie Borgardt    For many people, the unexpected time at home has been a good time for a new puppy! We all want dogs to grow up and be comfortable, welcomed, and confident among society. Early socialization teaches the appropriate social skills, rational thinking in new situations, and builds a strong foundation for lifelong learning. [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:09+00:00April 24th, 2020|Human-Animal Bond|0 Comments

Animal Care Clinic is here for you!

We hope that you and your pets are staying healthy and doing well during these potentially stressful and confusing times. We want to assure you that we are here for you and that we are doing everything we can to reduce risk to our patients and clients during this COVID-19 situation.  Our office will remain [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:09+00:00March 17th, 2020|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Coronavirus and Your Pets

We've been getting an increasing number of questions regarding safety concerns with the new COVID-19 so we wanted to share this article, Coronavirus update: Pets are safe... but wash your hands, from AAHA The American Animal Hospital Association. We will continue to share related updates as they become available. "Golab reiterated that the CDC, WHO, [...]

Top 5 Things For Pet Owners To-do Before the Holidays.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Whether traveling during the holidays or having friends and family visiting the beautiful central coast, here are some tips to ensure it’s a happy and safe time for your pets. Stop by the clinic for our annual ornament sale and new this year the 12 Days of [...]

Top 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween can be a fun and exciting time, but it can also be frightening to your cat or dog. We've put together a few suggestions to help reduce fear and anxiety for your pet this Halloween! 1) COSTUMES ARE OPTIONAL Some pets enjoy dressing up, others don’t. If you’re not sure how your pet will [...]

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 |2020-07-24T15:26:11+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Human-Animal Bond, Staff Adventures|0 Comments

Lost & Found: Why it’s important to microchip my pet.

by Natalie Borgardt   With the increased attention on displaced pets due to fires, hurricanes and earthquakes, it seemed the right time to review microchips. Many owners rely on collars and ID tags to ensure their pets get home safely. However, collars can break or fall off and countless unidentified strays end up shelters each year. [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:12+00:00September 10th, 2017|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Start puppies early!

by Stephanie Ruggerone The Veterinarians and staff at Animal Care Clinic have seen many new bundles of joy recently for puppy wellness exams over the past few weeks. What better way to ring in a Central Coast New Year than the antics of a puppy! It doesn't matter what breed or "mix," they' re all ADORABLE... [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:14+00:00December 20th, 2016|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

“Layla” The One-Eyed Wonder Dog

By: Marissa Greenberg, DVM In my 10+ year career, I’ve had a lot of patients that hold a special place in my heart-either due to their endearing personalities, amazing owners, braveness through illness, or inspiring perseverance to defy all odds. But none could come close to the topping the list and embracing all of these [...]

Meet Minnie

Written By Marissa Greenberg, DVM If you’ve followed our articles for a while, you might remember being introduced to my horse, Shotgun, last year. Though Shotgun was a great horse, and I learned a lot, and did very well showing him, in March of this year, I made the difficult decision to sell him. This [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:15+00:00December 2nd, 2014|Human-Animal Bond, Staff Adventures|1 Comment