Photos of “Ellie’s” Insides!

by Bonnie Markoff, DVM We are so excited at Animal Care Clinic to be able to offer the Central Coast an amazing new technology:  we can take photos inside your dog’s stomach and intestines with a small camera that is swallowed! Meet "Ellie," the first patient our Veterinarians recommended to use the Alicam camera.  "Ellie" [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:14+00:00March 11th, 2017|Case Studies, Pet Health Care, Videos|0 Comments

How To Brush Your Dog's Teeth

Just like people, dogs and cats are recommended to get their teeth brushed as a part of their preventive care regimen. Teeth brushing should occur a minimum of 5 days a week to be beneficial. Use a child size soft bristled tooth brush and dog/cat formulated enzymatic toothpaste. Watch this video for some helpful tips [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:37+00:00February 23rd, 2011|Pet Health Care, Videos|0 Comments

Spay and Neuter

Spaying and neutering can provide tremendous health benefits to your dog and cat. If you choose to breed a pet, be sure you understand the responsibilities this entails. Dogs and cats should be screened for genetic diseases and sound reproductive health before breeding. And you need to be sure you can provide good homes for [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:43+00:00December 22nd, 2010|Pet Health Care, Videos|0 Comments

First Animal Care Clinic Trip to Mexicali

Four employees of Animal Care Clinic (Bonnie Markoff, Travis Morris, Ashley Ventimiglia, and Nicole Gunkel) took a trip to Mexicali, Mexico in what we deemed a "fact finding mission." Our own Gustavo Rayas along with our new friends from the Mexicali vet school, Tomas Renteria and Julio Mercado, have a vision to improve upon the [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:44+00:00December 16th, 2010|Community Service, Staff Adventures, Videos|0 Comments

Dawson Swimming Video

Dawson was one of our very special cancer patients that was diagnosed with a painful tumor in his left humerus (left front leg).  After a consultation with a veterinary oncology (cancer) specialist, it was decided Dawson would benefit from a leg amputation to eliminate the source of pain.  Dawson did fabulous with only 3 legs [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:47+00:00November 11th, 2010|Videos|0 Comments

Puppies and Kittens

There may be nothing more fun than having a new puppy or kitten in your home. The doctors at Animal Care Clinic will help you be designing a customized preventative medicine plan for your new puppy or kitten. Let us help you with nutrition, vaccinations, and communicable disease decisions. We even hold puppy kindergarden classes. [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:48+00:00November 4th, 2010|Pet Health Care, Videos|0 Comments

Itchiness and Hair Loss

Itchiness and hair loss in your dog or cat can be the result of fleas, inhaled allergies, hormonal disease, seborrhea, food allergy, infection, and many other things. The key to controlling skin disease is to find the primary problem. Neither you nor your pets should have to endure hours of scratching and licking.

By |2020-07-24T15:26:49+00:00October 28th, 2010|Pet Health Care, Videos|0 Comments

Pets and Your Health

Did you know that interacting with a well-behaved pet changes your chemical physiology and lowers your blood pressure, decreases stress, and leads to an increased sense of energy and elation. It's true! People who own pets makes fewer visits to the doctor. Dogs and cats are good for us and we are good for them.

By |2020-07-24T15:26:50+00:00October 21st, 2010|Human-Animal Bond, Videos|0 Comments