1. Keep Your Dog Safe In The Summer Heat

    It’s that time of year again where we reach record high temperatures and we’re doing everything we can to avoid going outside, instead, staying inside with the air conditioning. But how are our pets holding up in these conditions? After all, most of them do have a hefty coat of fur all over their bodies unlike us. To us, this would be like wearing a thin coat on a hot day. So what can we do to…Read More

  2. KEEP YOUR PET SAFE AND SANE FOR THE 4TH OF JULY

      July 4th is a time for celebration with family and friends with cookouts and fireworks.... BUT, your dog and cat friends may NOT feel like celebrating. If you did not know, July 4th and 5th are the busiest days at emergency hospitals and animal shelters because of the noise of the fireworks, as well as, the BBQ Food scraps that can harm them. Many dogs will panic SO much that they go over fence…Read More

  3. Signs Your Dog Is Getting Sick

    It’s easy to tell if a human is sick: we cough, we wheeze, are constantly sniffing and we’re likely very vocal about “catching a cold” or about “the sickness that’s going around”. However, dogs aren’t able to talk about their condition, so how can we tell if they’re sick? In this blog, we’re going to talk about several ways you’ll be able to tell if your dog is sick or gettin…Read More

  4. When To Buy Prescription Dog Food

    Sometimes the most difficult thing about owning a dog is knowing what food they need or want. Some dogs don’t react well to food that they aren’t used to, but knowing dogs, it usually ends up being the food they like the most. Most people tend to try several brands and once they find one that sits well with their dog’s stomach, they stick with it. Although this is more convenient for the own…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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