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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
“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,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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