Archive for March 2022
As the weather gets warmer snakes are becoming more active. Here in Santa Clarita we see Rattlesnakes very often. Here are some tips to ensure you pet stays safe: Rattlesnake Avoidance Class:Consider taking your dog to a rattlesnake avoidance class to help teach your pet these snakes are not toys and should be left alone:…Read More
DROP OFF APPOINTMENTS
Busy Life? Schedule Conflicts? Don’t worry Santa Clarita Animal Hospital is Now Offering Drop Off Appointments Having a busy schedule can make it hard to schedule time for our pets to get the care they need. Which is why we are now offering Drop Off Appointments! Call us at 661-417-0856 and we will be happy…Read More
IS YOUR CAT PROTECTED?
A recent study shows 99% of our feline clients are not protected from fleas and ticks. This is a number that needs to be changed! Outdoor cats are more susceptible to getting fleas due to their constant exposure. However this does not mean our indoor only cats are safe. Dog housemates that go outdoors can…Read More
Allergies have been on the rise. After all the rain we got this past year our flowers are blooming, and pollen is everywhere. It’s not just humans that have severe allergies, out dogs and cats can become miserable from allergens too. German Shepherds, Pitbull Terriers Labrador Retrievers and English Bull dogs are just some of…Read More
PET PREPAREDNESS MONTH
In many homes people make sure their family is prepared for a disaster. Floods, Wildfires, Earth quakes and many other causes leave us rushing out of our home in distress.Therefore, it is very important that our furry family members are prepared for disasters as well. 8 easy to follow steps to ensure your pet is…Read More
Rest comfortably knowing we offer veterinarian supervised cat boarding in our hospital.Diabetic kitty? No problem!Hyper-thyroid kitty? No problem!Healthy kitty? No problem!Your cat will be safe, clean and happy. Vitals are taken by trained staff daily to ensure there are no changes to your pets health and medications can be administered as needed.Call us today at…Read More
WHY WE USE MUZZLES
We understand you may not want to see your fur baby muzzled. Sometimes it may even seem “unfair” but take a moment to read this post to help clear the air on muzzling and why it can save a life.There are many reasons your pet may be muzzled for their exam. Fear, Pain, & Aggression…Read More
WHY WE RECOMMEND BLOODWORK
During your pets regular exam our veterinarian may recommend a blood test. No this isn’t to try and get more money from your wallet, this is to try get more information from your pet. Lets start from the beginning:What does bloodwork show us?A general panel will contain a Complete Blood Count (CBC/Hematology) and a Chemistry…Read More
THE FDA SUSPECTS TAINTED PET FOODS POISONED HUNDREDS OF DOGS.
“The Food and Drug Administration says more than 130 deaths and 220 illnesses in dogs may have been caused by the dog food brand Midwestern Pet Foods. After inspections “revealed evidence of significant violations” of food safety regulations.”Visit This Link for the full story: https://www.npr.org/dogs-poisoned-fda-midwestern-per-foods-recalledFollow the Link to see a full list of foods being recalledhttps://midwesternpetfoods.com/midwestern-pet-foods…/…Read More