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  • Dentistry and Anesthesia
    What is anesthesia-free dentistry? This is a service you may have seen advertised, but is not what it sounds. Un-trained and un-licensed people are advertising this service as an alternative Read more
  • Dental Disease
    Dental disease, also called periodontal disease, is one of the most common clinical conditions seen by our veterinarians. This comes as no surprise when we consider that most adult dogs Read more
  • Splenic tumors: How can you screen your pet?
    Dogs presenting in a collapsed state is one of the most traumatic conditions we see as veterinarians. Splenic tumors are one of the most common causes for this presentation. Read more
  • Canine Coginitive Dysfunction
    Canine Coginitive Dysfunction, also known as CCD, is an age related degenerative process of the Read more
  • Dental Facts
    Dogs start out with 28 deciduous (baby) teeth, cats start out with 26 deciduous teeth. By six months of age, these baby teeth fall out and are replaced by permanent Read more
  • Dental X-Rays
    Intra oral radiographs (x-rays) are an important part of your pet’s dental care. Remember much of the tooth lies under the gums. The only way to evaluate the root structure, Read more
    Western medical acupuncture is a therapeutic modality involving the insertion of fine needles. It is an adaptation of Chinese acupuncture using current knowledge of animal physiology, anatomy and pathology, and Read more
  • What’s all the fuss about Leptosporosis?
    Leptospirosis, or lepto as it is commonly called, is an emerging infectious disease that poses a risk to both pets and humans. It is also zoonotic, meaning it can be transmitted from Read more
  • What is a Pyometra?
    Pyometra is an infection of the uterus.  It is an emergency, life-threatening condition that commonly occurs in older female dogs that have not been speyed. Each time an entire female dog Read more
  • Why is my pets eye red and bulging? By Dr. Amy Long Goulart
    Glaucoma is a disease of both pets and people that occurs from an increase in pressure within the eyeball resulting in pain and blindness. Glaucoma is treated with drugs, surgery, Read more
  • Arthritis and Joint Pain Therapy by Dr. Cheryl Thur
    Osteoarthritis (also known as arthritis) is a common ailment in many of our aging pets, with both cats and dogs being affected in high numbers. Often, it is a degenerative Read more
  • Dentistry and Oral Health by Dr. Nate
    Proper dental care is as important in our pets as it is in humans. Dental disease can not only cause pain, and oral disease, but also adversely affect the heart, Read more
  • Toxoplasmosis
    We get a lot of questions and concerns regarding cats and Toxoplasmosis, especially in owners who have become pregnant and may be worried about how this disease could affect the Read more
  • How to Get rid of Ticks on your pets
    Be sure to perform a tick check often and remove ticks promptly to help prevent disease transmission. The best way to find ticks on your pet is to run your hands Read more
  • Rattlesnakes: What to do if your pet is bit.
    Spring is here! Exciting as this may be, it also means the beginning of rattlesnake season in northern California. Dogs are at risk for rattlesnake bites and are about 20 Read more
  • What does it mean to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association?
    When you hear the phrase “we are an AAHA accredited hospital” you probably think it’s just a paid membership? In reality, this voluntary accreditation is not easy to achieve - Read more