1. When to Bring Your Dog to Emergency Animal Clinic

    Emergency animal clinics can be expensive, and it’s never fun getting up at 3 in the morning to rush your dog anymore for no reason. That’s why it’s important to know whether your dog’s condition is a true emergency and really needs medical attention. To be quite honest, some conditions can wait until the next day until your dog’s normal veterinarian office opens. This includes diarrhea,…Read More

  2. Separation Anxiety in Dogs

    If your pup is a little bit more destructive than usual when you leave the home—or even just the room—you might be dealing with a case of separation anxiety. This usually manifests itself as behavioral issues when you are not around, including chewing apart furniture, clawing at walls or doors, barking, whining, and attempting to escape from their crate. However, there is a difference between …Read More

  3. Prevent Your Cat From Scratching Your Furniture

    You brought home your cat, and everything is going great. You have even brought them in to see the veterinarians at VetCare Pet Clinic! However, now that your furry friend is getting comfortable in your home, you’ve found that they are scratching up your furniture. How do you get them to stop without removing their claws altogether? We recommend following these steps: Deter, displace, and dull. …Read More

  4. What Does Catnip Do to Cats?

    If your cat is a big catnip fan, they aren’t alone! Many cats flip when they have the opportunity to play with a catnip toy or are exposed to the plants. However, if your cat does not react to catnip the same way other cats do, don’t be alarmed. This is more common than you may think. If you have brought home a toy to your cat that was loved and played with regularly - and then, all of a sudde…Read More

  5. Importance of Spaying and Neutering Your Pet

    Did you know that deciding to spay or neuter your pet is one of the best things you can do for your furry friend’s health? Not only does it help with population control, but it can also prevent common diseases and behavioral issues. Read on to learn more from the Garden Grove spay and neuter experts at VetCare! Homeless Pets are Everywhere Unfortunately, there are homeless animals just about any…Read More

  6. Benefits of Microchipping your pet.

      As we all go through our daily lives, we encounter less than desireable occurrences. One of those problems that we might run into with our family is that the family pet had escaped from the home while you were all gone at work and school. Believe it or not, this is a highly frequent occurrence, and many families end up having pets that are repeat offenders. If this story sounds all too fami…Read More

  7. How often should you walk your dog?

    For many pet owners, taking their dog for a walk is an enjoyable experience, where they get to bond with their pet and enjoy the outdoors. But for most pet owners, taking your dog for a walk everyday isn’t something that you always have time for. If this tends to be your personal reality, don’t worry, you’re not alone. The amount of time that your pet spends outside is dependent upon a few d…Read More

  8. What You Need To Know About Parvo

    Parvo, or canine parvovirus, is an extremely contagious viral illness in dogs. It is also referred to as CPV.   As a dog owner, this is a virus that you must be aware of. While parvo is most common in Rottweilers, American Pits, Dobermans and German Shepherds, it can happen to any breed of dog. Fortunately there are ways to prevent your dog from suffering from parvo, and a part of preventativ…Read More

  9. Tips For Keeping Your Dog Healthy

      The love you have for your dog runs deep. Your furry fido is more than a dog to you, their your best friend, a family member even. But it’s important that you’re constantly tending to their health needs. From making sure they get enough food and water, to getting them exercise, and check ups with their pet clinic. These are all favors that you owe to your dog, and there are many other o…Read More

  10. Tips For Recognizing & Caring For Your Sick Pet

    When your pet seems "off," it's sometimes more than just a bad day. Sometimes, your pet could be displaying signs of a mild sickness or something more serious. As a pet clinic in Garden Grove offering mobile pet clinics to the surrounding area, we also want to offer you some education to help you recognize signs and symptoms of a sick pet. It's important to keep in mind that animals generally try …Read More