First Aid Tips All Pet Owners Should Know

First Aid Tips All Pet Owners Should Know

April is the American Red Cross’ Pet First Aid Awareness Month, and while many of us have an emergency preparedness plan for our families, we often fail to think about what our pet might need during a potential health emergency. What’s the worst thing that could...

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Everything You Need To Know About Lyme Disease

Everything You Need To Know About Lyme Disease

April is Prevention of Lyme Disease in Dogs Month. Call our office to chat about what you should be doing to prevent Lyme and other vector-borne diseases in your pets. After reading this article, we have a feeling you'll want to call us pretty quickly! April showers...

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El Gato Veterinary Hospital April Newsletter

El Gato Veterinary Hospital April Newsletter

“Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts or happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thoughts that is forever flowing through one’s head.” - Mark Twain Your pet’s health is our top priority and we want to keep you informed. Last month, we...

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Volunteering With Your Pet In Los Gatos, California

Volunteering With Your Pet In Los Gatos, California

We're lucky to live in a city that's as pet-friendly as Los Gatos, California. It makes giving back to the community with your pet a much easier proposition. Have you been looking to give back? You picked a great time to do it! National Volunteer Week is April 23-29,...

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11 Facts About Heartworm Disease For All Pet Owners

11 Facts About Heartworm Disease For All Pet Owners

Heartworm disease is one of the most painful, deadly, and costly parasitic infections. Fortunately, it’s also one of the easiest to prevent. Do we have heartworm disease in Los Gatos? Heartworm is here but our risk is much lower than in other parts of the country. The...

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Prevent Dog Bites By Recognizing Aggressive Signs

Prevent Dog Bites By Recognizing Aggressive Signs

The entire staff at El Gato Veterinary Hospital wants your pet to have a nice, relaxing visit when they're at our hospital. We're able to accomplish this by recognizing and neutralizing aggressive behavior. April 9-15 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week and we want...

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Make Leash Training Your Puppy Easier With These Tips

Make Leash Training Your Puppy Easier With These Tips

We wish our pets knew when and how to walk the moment they come home, but that usually is not the case. There are so many beautiful places to walk your dog in Los Gatos, California and we want to make it an enjoyable experience for you. Many of us have done it:...

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Everything You Need To Know About Pet Insurance

Everything You Need To Know About Pet Insurance

Health insurance: Whether you’re thinking about your own coverage, or you’re considering coverage for your dog or cat, it can be confusing and overwhelming. While we can’t tell you what to do about your own health insurance, here’s some information to ponder when...

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Tips To Keep Your Pet Healthy and Happy this Spring

Tips To Keep Your Pet Healthy and Happy this Spring

The weather in Northern California is getting nicer and nicer which can only mean one thing - Spring is in the air. As winter fades, you should keep in mind some potential pet health hazards that come along with the warmer temperatures. The team at El Gato Veterinary...

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Eight Tips For Teaching Your Cat To Use The Litter Box

Eight Tips For Teaching Your Cat To Use The Litter Box

The team at El Gato Veterinary Hospital loves cats and we want to help your new kitty transition perfectly into their new home. In addition to setting up good health habits in our office, we want to help you set up good habits at home as well.Most cats surrendered to...

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