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Should My Pets Have Professional Dental Cleanings?

Should My Pets Have Professional Dental Cleanings?

Yes! Much like us, regular dental care is a vital component of having a healthy immune system. Most dog owners never take a good look inside their dog’s mouth. And that’s unfortunate because it is estimated that over 80 percent have significant oral pathology...

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Leptospirosis: Protect Your Family. Protect Your Pets.

Leptospirosis: Protect Your Family. Protect Your Pets.

What is Leptospirosis?Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that affects humans and animals (Zoonotic). It is caused by bacteria of the genus Leptospira. In humans, it can cause a wide range of symptoms, some of which may be mistaken for other diseases. Some infected...

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The Main Points on Acupuncture for Your Pet

The Main Points on Acupuncture for Your Pet

What is medical acupuncture?Acupuncture is the use of small needles placed in precise locations to stimulate the nervous system, release the body's natural pain-fighting molecules (ie opioids), increase blood flow, and loosen restricted/tight skin and...

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Laser Therapy for Your Pet

Laser Therapy for Your Pet

Class IV Deep Tissue Laser therapy uses a beam of light to deeply penetrate tissue without damaging it. Laser energy induces a biological response in the cells called “photobiomodulation”, which leads to reduced pain, inflammation, and increased healing...

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How can I tell if my dog is fainting or having a seizure?

How can I tell if my dog is fainting or having a seizure?

“Seizure or syncope (fainting) take your dog to the vet to be safe.  If you can get a video of the episode this is helpful to help distinguish between the two” says Dr. Kelly Churchill.What is fainting, and what are the reasons a dog might faint?Fainting,...

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The Facts About Dogs in Hot Cars

The Facts About Dogs in Hot Cars

Is it ok to leave your dog in the car for even a few minutes when it is sunny and 75 out?“Leaving an animal in the car for even a few minutes on warm days, can be detrimental for your pet” says Dr. Arlene McKinstry DVM.It’s a breezy 75 degree day and you have just...

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Heartworm

Heartworm

Are my animals at risk?Sacramento County has had 166 positive cases of heartworm in the past year, and is currently considered high risk.What is Heartworm?Heartworm disease is a serious and possibly fatal disease for dogs and cats. It is caused by...

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We’re Proudly A Cat Friendly Certified Practice

We’re Proudly A Cat Friendly Certified Practice

We strive to accommodate our feline patients and their devoted owners as much as our doggy contingent. With this in mind, we recently decided to go through the process to become certified as a Cat-Friendly Practice through the American Association of...

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