Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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We’ve all heard the stories about how cannabidiol, or CBD, is being used as a natural remedy for all kinds of ailments, from curing minor aches and pains to preventing seizures. This trend of using CBD is extending to pets as well, and you can now find many pet products that include CBD on the ingredient label. This raises...
Having a bag packed for your pet will help keep all his supplies together and easy to access. Use this checklist of important items to help you remember what to pack. Leash, Collar, Harness Keep your dog or cat’s collar on at all times while traveling, in case he accidentally gets loose. Make sure his collar has ID tags. Medication Don’t forget the...
The winter season is in full swing in the Coachella Valley, and there is no shortage of fun things to do with your pet. But first, here’s a recap of some important news from the fall: The Cat Clinic welcomed new medical director Gerhart Allen, DVM. He has extensive experience in Europe and the Middle East including small animal surgery. Veterinary oncology...
Looking for the perfect spot to hike with your furry companion? Check out these fun Orange County trails! There are many great hiking trails throughout Orange County, and here are just a few: Aliso Summit Trail More along the lines of a walk than a hike, this easy trail goes along the southern ridge of the Aliso and Wood Canyons Regional...
Of the local San Fernando Valley breweries we visited, all were populated with pet-loving patrons. What’s better than spending the day with your furry best friend? How about throwing in an ice-cold California microbrew, enjoyed in a fun atmosphere? Here in Southern California, pet-friendly breweries are growing in both popularity and number, which means you have lots of options if...
Cats are pros at hiding their illnesses. Call it natural instinct or just a typical stubborn streak, but they sometimes hide their illnesses so well, owners don’t know there’s a problem until it’s a serious issue. Knowing the signs of potential illness in your cat is the key to keeping him healthy, so watch for the following signs and...
For decades now, the value of spaying and neutering our pet cats and dogs has barely been questioned. Beginning in the 1960s, anesthesia and surgery became safer and pets were living longer and becoming a bigger part of our lives. More people were moving into cities as opposed to farms and small towns; it was no longer considered acceptable...
We’ve all seen or owned that dog that walks by another dog and goes crazy—pulling, lunging and barking, trying to get to the passing dog. There are different reasons for this behavior, which we call leash reactivity. One of the most common reasons for leash reactivity is insecurity. When an insecure dog passes by another dog, it can feel vulnerable and...
With climate change making headlines, more and more people are learning the importance of adapting to an environmentally- friendly lifestyle. From planting trees to riding a bike to work, anyone can do their part to help the planet. Even the pet industry is taking the initiative, creating toys, treats, and countless other products that eco-conscious owners can purchase for their...
For Barney, life is one big sniffing safari interspersed with naps, snacks and laps, which is how it should be for a little rescue terrier living life on the road with us in our RV. Naturally, when it comes time for relief, he takes care of his business while one of us stands patiently nearby with baggy in hand,...