Heat Stroke Keep Your Pets Cool and Safe

Heat Stroke Keep Your Pets Cool and Safe We see cases of heat stress and heat stroke every year. Every pet is at risk for developing heat stroke, but those at increased risk include pediatric, geriatric, and obese pets, dark colored or long-haired pets, and...

Heartworm Awareness

Heartworm Awareness April was Heartworm Awareness Month. But even though April has past that does not make Heartworm Disease any less important. Heartworm disease is usually thought of as a problem only in the South and on the East Coast. But Southern California has...

The Five Element Theory in TCVM

The Five Element Theory in TCVM The Five Element Theory in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (and Chinese human medicine) is the 2,000-year-old thought that all beings cycle through different “seasons” or phases of life. The phases correspond to elements which...

Obesity in Our Pets

Obesity in Our Pets Has your dog or cat experienced the “COVID 15” like many of us humans have? Many pets have gained weight during this pandemic/stay at home time. Results from the National Pet Obesity Survey done by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention showed...

Why is There Such a Long Wait at the Vet?

Why is There Such a Long Wait at the Vet? If you have pets you may have noticed that ever since the pandemic hit, wait times at your veterinarian have been much longer than usual. You may have also experienced some challenges even getting an appointment. Why is this?...