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Bringing Home Baby to a Household of Pets

Written by Richard Tao, DVM My wife and I welcomed our baby daughter to the world last September.  Noone can prepare you enough for the big challenges and little triumphs that come with parenthood.  It can be even more challenging when new parents are faced with introducing a new baby to a household full of [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:20+00:00June 24th, 2013|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Another Reason to Spay Your Dog

Written by Jennifer Evans, DVM Here in San Luis Obispo, the majority of dogs are spayed and neutered, but pets that aren’t have their own particular problems.  Female dogs that have not been spayed can develop an infection in their uterus called pyometra. Essentially the uterus becomes a large bag of pus in their abdomen [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:20+00:00June 10th, 2013|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

First Aid for Dogs with Rattlesnake Bites

Written by Allie Bisson, DVM That moment you dread—it happens.  Your heart of hearts, your canine companion, is romping on the trail ahead of you, rollicking in the sunshine and wildflowers.  He stops to sniff something along the trail.  He sniffs a little too long, a little too eagerly. Then, suddenly, he jumps back; yelping [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:21+00:00June 5th, 2013|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Welcome to Foxtail Season!

Written By Allie Bisson, DVM Yesterday evening I took a gentle after-work stroll at Johnson Ranch.  The fields were full of deep purple sweet peas, yellow and lavender lupines, and . . . foxtails.  Millions of them.  Billions of them.  All gently waving in the breeze, just waiting to catch a ride on a dog [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:22+00:00May 15th, 2013|Pet Health Care|0 Comments