Saturday, February 23, 2019

What Pet Health Care Plan is Best for Your Pet?

Your choice of insurance plan may depend on such factors as your dog’s lifestyle, age, general health at adoption/purchase, and, of course, your budget. Choosing...

Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs

Heart disease is one of the most common age-related illnesses we see in dogs. While there are many potential factors that can contribute to...

Diagnosing and Managing Osteoarthritis

Ask yourself: Does your pet seem stiff in the morning? Is your cat avoiding their cat tree? Is your dog moving a little slower...

News From Mayor Max: Winter Edition

Hello everyone! It’s time to come visit Idyllwild during the cooler winter months. December, January, and February have so much to offer in this...

Medical Care of Senior Pets

"He’s slowing down.” “She didn’t seem to see the curb last night!” “We didn’t used to have his teeth cleaned so often.” “He’s having...

How Wet Should I Get My Pet?

1 Brush your pet before bathing to remove tangles, dirt, debris and shedding hair. 2 To reduce pet anxiety during bathing, place a towel on...

What to Do if a Coyote Approaches You

As with most wild animals, coyotes have a natural fear of people and will nearly always retreat whenever they sense the presence of people,...

Understanding Coyotes

For many of us, coyotes are the most recognizable wild mammals in the Coachella Valley. Whether they instill anger, fear, admiration, or just interest,...

Cushing’s Disease In Dogs

Common symptoms of Cushing’s disease include: • Excessive urination with possible incontinence • Large water intake • Ravenous appetite • Excessive panting, even at rest • Muscle wastage and...

So You Think You Want A Snake

Although definitely not for everyone, snakes can make an excellent addition to any family. Personally, I have kept snakes as pets since I was...