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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

Canine Influenza – What You Need to Know

Printable Handout Canine Influenza 10/2021 What is dog flu? Canine Influenza (CIV or dog flu) is a highly contagious, viral, respiratory disease of dogs.  There have been only 2 strains of canine influenza in the United States – H3N2 and H3N8.  The canine influenza virus has shown no tendency to mutate each year as does [...]

By |2021-10-26T16:17:10+00:00October 2nd, 2021|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Top 5 Pet Summer Travel Tips

Traveling this summer? As lovely as San Luis Obispo is, we know a lot of people are ready to move beyond last year's staycation. Whether taking your pet with you, using a boarding facility, or having a pet sitter, there is a lot to consider when your have pets. These tips will help avoid any [...]

By |2021-06-18T18:57:05+00:00June 18th, 2021|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Tips to Reduce Your Pet’s Carbon Pawprint

Recycle, Reuse, and Donate! Before throwing away old towels, toys, blankets, leashes or other pet supplies, call our local shelter or 40 Prado (yes, they have pets too) and see if they are in need.     Soak up the sun! We're lucky to live in such a beautiful area and it's great to spend [...]

By |2021-04-22T04:53:00+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

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

Helping the Pets & People of 40 Prado

Join us in bringing a happier holiday season to local homeless pets and the people who love them. 40 Prado Homeless Services Center is a 365 days per year facility that helps individuals and families improve their health and stability and move them towards self-sufficiency. Every day between 90-100 people are provided with assistance, many [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:10+00:00December 1st, 2019|Community Service|0 Comments

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 [...]

Summer in Thailand

by Tania Senter     This summer I had the amazing opportunity to work with a study abroad program called Loop Abroad to organize a group of Cal Poly students and attend a veterinary service trip in Thailand. I had previously traveled to Thailand on a veterinary service trip in high school and it was the most incredible [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:10+00:00October 7th, 2019|Staff Adventures|0 Comments

AAHA Accreditation Day

Here at Animal Care Clinic we recently celebrated 25 years of the highest level of veterinary excellence, accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Accreditation requires a rigorous review of the hospital’s practice protocols, medical equipment, facility and client service. Unlike human hospitals, animal hospitals are not required to be accredited. Accredited hospitals are [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:10+00:00July 21st, 2019|Pet Health Care|0 Comments