Dogs and their Sensitive Stomachs

Dogs and their Sensitive Stomachs  The term “food allergy” is often used to describe any adverse food reactions in dogs, often when an owner sees vomiting or diarrhea in the home.  However, it is more accurate to describe many adverse food reactions as “food...

Smoke and Wildfires

Smoke and Wildfires  Recently, many people living nearby were adversely affected by the Sand Fire that ravaged the eastern hills of Santa Clarita. We housed many of the pets of evacuees as a community service. As emergencies appear it is important to remember that our...

Managing your Cat’s Weight

Managing your Cat’s Weight  We face a feline obesity epidemic today in our society. The average cat at home should ideally weigh about eight to 10 pounds, however, more than half of household cats are obese or overweight. As little as two pounds of excess weight can...

In-Home Euthanasia

In-Home Euthanasia  The decision to euthanize a loved pet is extremely challenging for everyone. It is something that is also very personal, and as your pet’s caregiver you know your pet best. At Copper Hill Animal Clinic we will help you in assessing your pet’s...

Holiday Time Considerations

Holiday Time Considerations The holidays are nearly here and with them come cooler weather and the busy schedules of visiting friends and family. Often this season brings changes to your home, many of which can potentially be harmful to your pets. Keep some of the...