Wondering whether your cat is a senior, and what it means if they are? Today our San Diego vets discuss at what age a cat is considered senior, how to spot signs of aging, and the special care requirements of an elderly cat.
Wondering whether getting your dog or cat vaccinated against rabies is worth the hassle? The fact is that in most US states pets must be kept up-to-date on their rabies shots, but equally important is the fact that one day that vaccine could save your pet's life. Our San Diego vets explain.
Our San Diego vets understand that repeated appointments for your puppy's vaccines - and adult dog booster shots - may seem inconvenient, but following this puppy vaccination schedule is the best way to protect your pup from a host of potentially deadly diseases.
Vaccinations protect your dog from a variety of serious illnesses, but owners are often concerned about the possibility of vaccine-induced adverse reactions. Today, our San Diego veterinarians discuss the most common vaccination reactions in dogs, as well as what to do if your dog has a reaction to their shots.
Ear mites irritate your cat's ears and skin, often resulting in infections, excessive itching, scratching and other health issues. Thankfully ear mites are relatively easy to treat. Today, our San Diego vets explain the symptoms, causes and treatments for ear mites in cats.
You want to ensure that your pup gets the exercise they should, but every time you head out on a walk your dog stops and refuses to go on. It's a frustrating issue faced by many pet parents. In today's post, our vets explain some reasons why dogs stop and what you can do to help get your pooch moving again.
Preventive care exams for pets are like 'checkups' for people - designed to prevent illness, provide nutritional and lifestyle advice, and spot the earliest signs of developing health problems. Today our San Diego vets explain how to prepare for your pet's preventive care exam.