One of the first things we recommend to new puppy owners is to visit a veterinarian to have their pet examined and put on a vaccine schedule. Today, our Oakland vets explain why those first puppy shots are important. We'll also share a puppy vaccination schedule to keep on hand.
Pet Vet Tips
Whether your feline friend is an indoor cat or outdoor adventurer, there are many ways for your cat to injure a leg or paw and wind up limping. But injuries aren't the only reason for cat limping. Here, our Oakland vets share a few common reasons for limping in cats and what you should do.
Joint pain is a common condition that afflicts dogs of all ages, affecting their quality of life and, if left untreated, can potentially develop into serious conditions and injuries. Here, our Oakland vets walk you through joint pain in your dog, including its types, signs, causes, and treatments.
As your dog ages, there are a number of things to keep in mind when it comes to the health and well-being of a senior pooch. Here, our Oakland vets explain senior dogs, their needs and what you can do to help your canine companion stay healthy and happy throughout their golden years.
As a cat enters its golden years, extra attention will need to start being given to their grooming. Here, our Oakland vets explain some of the reasons why senior cats' fur mats more easily and how you can safely groom them.
Ear mites are a highly contagious external parasite. They can seriously irritate both the ears and skin in cats and dogs and lead to infections that may cause excessive itching, scratching and more serious health issues down the road. Ear mites are more common in cats than dogs and are relatively easy to treat. Here, our Oakland vets list some of the causes, symptoms and treatments of these parasites.