Why the Wait? The COVID Edition

Rocklin CA Covid dog

If you have been to visit us or have needed our assistance at Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital during the pandemic, you have probably noticed things are a bit different. Clients aren’t coming in the building, it is taking so much longer to get an appointment, and we probably aren’t getting back to you as quickly as we were previously.

If you are wondering why this is all happening, we can assure you that it isn’t because we care less or even just isolated to our veterinary hospital. Across the country, the veterinary industry is experiencing some dramatic challenges and changes. We hope that a little peek inside the veterinary clinic during COVID will help you to understand.

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In With the New: New Year’s Resolutions for Pets

new years resolutions for petsHave you made your new year’s resolutions yet? With 2017 winding down, many of us turn to the coming year with new energy and ready to tackle new goals. Why not set aside a few new year’s resolutions for your pets, too?

If you haven’t thought about this yet, have no fear! We’ve got 5 ideas to add to your list before the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve.

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So Many Reasons to Love Them! The Health Benefits of Pets

Rocklin_iStock_000017127254_LargeAs pet owners ourselves, we know that there is no denying the love shared between pets and their people. Whether it’s having your cat purr on your chest as you cry yourself to sleep from a broken heart, or the boundless joy your dog has upon your return (whether it’s been five minutes, or five hours); it can be hard to imagine life without our furry friends by our side.

Most of us won’t deny the fact that animal companionship enriches our life. But did you know that medical research has proven time and time again that sharing your life with a pet, even if it’s something simple as a turtle or goldfish, can have a significantly positive impact on your physical and mental health?

In celebration of Love Your Pet Day (February 20, 2015), let’s look at some of the reasons we should all have fuzzy friends in our lives: Continue…

National Walk Your Dog Month: Ten Great Reasons to Celebrate

dog leather leashLast week, as you may recall, we wrote about the importance of keeping your pet active during the winter months and gave you pointers on pet-friendly winter activities. This week, we wanted to follow up with some encouraging reasons as to why dog walking has health benefits for both dog and owner alike.

Here are a few of our favorite reasons to enjoy a walk with your pet. January was National Walk Your Pet Month and we are motivated to inspire you to grab your pet’s leash and head outside for some fresh air, sunshine, and exercise. Continue…