The Importance Of Regular Pet Wellness Exams

Rocklin_iStock_000001869969_LargeApart from seeing your pet’s sweet face, and hearing about his or her devotion, abilities, or antics once or twice a year, we truly value the time spent assessing your pet’s health. We see your pet’s regular wellness exam as an opportunity to finely tune the conversation between you and your pet’s veterinarian, in order to support health, happiness, and longevity. Continue…

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Pet First Aid – Keeping A Kit At Home

Rocklin_iStock_000005766766_LargeThinking of all the what-if’s regarding your pet’s health and safety can be a little all-consuming. But, if you are prepared to deal with an emergency, a positive outcome is possible especially if you are prepared to act quickly.Knowing the difference between a mild health issue and a veritable pet emergency can be confusing, or unsettling, but if at-home care is required, your pet will be in good hands: yours.

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Volunteering to Help Animals and Other Generous Acts of Kindness

Pet AdoptionDuring National Volunteer Week, April 12–18, people across the country will feel extra-inspired to lend their time, talents, and resources to help a myriad of causes, from humanitarian aid to animal welfare. Many pet parents are also interesting in volunteering to help pets by offering to take on the task of so many different and needed services. Continue…

Seasonal Pet Allergies: Helping Your Pet

RocklinRanch_000039219812_LargeWe when consider seasonal allergies, most of us know the signs: watery eyes, runny nose, and sneezing and wheezing. But, when it comes to our pets, the most common signs of seasonal allergies are not always respiratory, but dermatological. Seasonal pet allergies often manifest as scratching, chewing on skin and paws, inflammation, and hot spots.

When pet allergies are not diagnosed and treated, pets may suffer needlessly. In addition, more severe reactions to seasonal allergies can lead to hair loss, skin infections, open sores, and may even compromise health as your pet’s immune system continues to be hyper-stimulated. Continue…