4 Preventable Pet Diseases

4 Preventable Pet Diseases

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and we want to talk about this and other preventable diseases that you can prevent in your pet. Each prevention plan looks a little different, so if you have questions or need more information, ask us at your next...

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April Newsletter: Barks & Meows

April Newsletter: Barks & Meows

Heart disease is real! April is heartworm awareness and prevention month, and according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, heartworm is preventable but is a serious and potentially fatal parasite that primarily infects dogs, yet cats and ferrets, as well...

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Strings and Other Dangerous Things

Strings and Other Dangerous Things

March is Poison Prevention Month, and we want your pet to stay healthy this year! If you own a pet, you will want to know about these common household items that could prove to be fatal for your pet: Drugs. Have a headache? Take a Tylenol. But if your pet accidentally...

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Virulent Newcastle Disease is spreading: What can you do?

Virulent Newcastle Disease is spreading: What can you do?

Did you hear the big news? We now offer health care services for your backyard flock of chickens. Come see Dr. Sarah Griffel, for any of your chicken health needs. She works Tuesday – Friday and some Saturdays. Please call for an appointment! With that being said, we...

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Navy Veteran finally at rest …

Navy Veteran finally at rest …

Source: Institute for Canine Forensics In our January 2018 newsletter we told you the story of the Akin family who lost their beloved husband/father/grandfather in July 2018. This is the final chapter of their story. The military cemetery near Redding CA was to have...

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Does Your Dog Have Separation Anxiety?

Does Your Dog Have Separation Anxiety?

We all know that our canine companions love us, but sometimes, they can have a hard time being left alone. Here are some ways that you can tell if your dog has separation anxiety and tips to manage it! It’s that time of year again, and kids everywhere are suffering...

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A More Comfortable Way to Vaccinate Your Pet

A More Comfortable Way to Vaccinate Your Pet

We now have a vaccine that offers pets the same protection you look for with only half the volume. The ULTRA portfolio is the first 0.5 mL pet vaccine line (most other vaccines are 1.0 mL) and was designed to offer a more comfortable vaccination experience for cats...

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Rescuing the Right Shelter Animal for You

Rescuing the Right Shelter Animal for You

Walking into an animal shelter will tug at your heartstrings, and most of us find ourselves wanting to leave the shelter with every dog and cat there. And, while it is commendable to provide a forever home for a dog or cat in need, it’s important to think with your...

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Tips for Introducing Your Dog to New Animals

Tips for Introducing Your Dog to New Animals

In order to keep everyone happy and safe, it’s important to introduce new dogs to your existing furry family members properly. Here are a few tips. At El Gato Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued members of the family they are, so it's important to...

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