Countdown To The New Year: Rocklin Ranch’s Top 10 Blogs Of 2015

Rovklin_iStock_000004418851_LargeThe beginning of a new year brings with it much celebration and anticipation. As you make your last minute runs to the store (Champagne? Check. Party hats festooned with LED flashing lights? Check.) and put the finishing touches on your New Year’s resolutions (Eat better! Work less! Walk the dog more!) we invite you to take a moment of respite join us on a trip down memory lane.

Presenting for your reading pleasure: Rocklin Ranch’s top 10 most popular blogs of 2015!

10. There is no age limit when it comes to how much love and joy a pet can bring into our lives. This is especially true when it comes to our four-legged geriatric friends. Read more…

9. Mary Poppins had it right when she said, “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun, and – SNAP – the job’s a game!”.

8. For kids looking for summer job opportunities, working with animals is the ultimate in fun – but it doesn’t end there. Read more…

7. There’s nothing quite so terrifying, worrisome, and frustrating as a pet who loves to roam. But for a number of pet owners, the problem of pet escape is one that keeps them awake at night. Read more…

6. Every pet parent who is fortunate enough to be caring for a senior pet knows that older cats and dogs need a little bit of extra TLC. Now that fall is upon us (with winter close behind) it’s important to keep in mind the cool weather needs of our elderly pets. Read more…Dog Dressed In Chia Pet Costume For Halloween

5. Dog parks are public areas that support and promote off-leash canine play, socialization, and exercise. They can be a phenomenal resource for both you and your precious pup, but there is a very specific code of conduct that deserves close consideration. Read more…

4. Dog parks are public areas that support and promote off-leash canine play, socialization, and exercise. They can be a phenomenal resource for both you and your precious pup, but there is a very specific code of conduct that deserves close consideration. Read more…

3. Now that we are in the last few weeks of summertime, you might think the leisure days are over for a while… Wrong! There’s no need to stash away the fun. There are plenty of cool, pet friendly things to do this fall with your family and fur friends.  Read more…

2. Most Californians are aware of the danger that rattlesnakes can pose, both to us and our pets. Rattlesnakes inject venom through their fangs into their prey (usually because they feel threatened), with deadly results. When their prey happens to be a curious pet, however; the consequences can be devastating. Read more…RR_iStock_000015823910_Large

1. Maybe the first time you noticed was when you attempted to take your dog on that 2 mile hike and she huffed and puffed the entire way. Or, maybe you were watching TV when you noticed that your robust kitty could no longer jump up on the couch next to you. Read more…

Summer is a great time to be out and about, and who better to share the season with than your pets? With all the fun activities of the summer months, though, come some unique hazards.  Read more…

We would like to thank you for entrusting us with the health and wellness of your four-legged family members. We look forward to sharing many more years of health and happiness with all of our valued patients, clients, and readers. Happy 2016!