COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

Dear El Gato Clients; With extreme caution and concern for your health and safety around the COVID-19 virus outbreak, effective immediately, we will be implementing a new policy and procedure to examine your pets.  El Gato Veterinary Hospital will gladly see any sick...

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A Statement on COVID-19 from El Gato Veterinary Hospital

A Statement on COVID-19 from El Gato Veterinary Hospital

Dear El Gato Veterinary Hospital Client: Rapidly changing Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns worldwide and in our area make it important that you know we work diligently to provide a clean and safe hospital for you and your pet. The hospital environs are cleaned,...

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Tips for Messy Spring Walks With Your Dog

Tips for Messy Spring Walks With Your Dog

It's starting to look a little more like spring around here in Los Gatos. With some rain in the forecast, walks with your dog will probably get a little messy. Here are our tips for keeping the mud outside and, hopefully, off of you and your pup.  #1: Check the...

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Protecting Your Pet From Pests This Spring

Protecting Your Pet From Pests This Spring

With warmer weather in the forecast, fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes will make their reappearance. Keep these blood-suckers off of your furry pal with these tips from El Gato Veterinary Hospital. Keep your pet on year-round parasite prevention This first tip is a...

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March Newsletter: Barks & Meows

March Newsletter: Barks & Meows

…skilled service…compassionate care“Because you never know when the day before…Is the day before. Prepare for tomorrow.” Bobby AkartCoronavirus – How Does It Affect El Gato? Coronavirus transmission is in the news recently and questions abound about its origin and...

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Why Is Your Cat Missing the Litter Box?

Why Is Your Cat Missing the Litter Box?

Making the discovery that your cat has gone outside of their litter box is distressing. What could be causing it? One of the main causes of inappropriate urination is feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC). Here are the signs, diagnosis, and treatment of FIC. Feline...

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Learning Your Cat’s Body Language

Learning Your Cat’s Body Language

Although cats have a reputation for being aloof and enigmatic, they do share quite a bit about how they're feeling through their body language. Learn the signs to find out what your cat is trying to tell you. Signs of an alert, happy cat A happy cat seeking attention...

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Your Pet’s Mental and Physical Health

Your Pet’s Mental and Physical Health

Anxiety, fear, and boredom can impact your pet's physical health. Similar to humans, mental health is connected to your furry friend's overall well-being. Here are a few examples of conditions that can be brought on by stress.  Idiopathic cystitis Although cats appear...

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January/February Newsletter: Barks & Meows

January/February Newsletter: Barks & Meows

…skilled service…compassionate care“Because you never know when the day before…Is the day before. Prepare for tomorrow.” Bobby AkartHAPPY NEW YEAR, 2020! Here we are at the beginning of a new year. For those of you who were new to El Gato in 2019, we want to say,...

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December Newsletter: Barks & Meows

December Newsletter: Barks & Meows

…skilled service…compassionate care“Because you never know when the day before…Is the day before. Prepare for tomorrow.” Bobby AkartThank you for your patience We know that some of you have had to wait past your scheduled appointment times or were not able to be seen...

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