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Spaying Your Female Dog

Golden Retriever Dog in a pile of Fall leaves

“Spaying” refers to any surgical procedure which removes the ovaries, the source of hormones that cause female dogs to have estrus cycles (“heats”) and allows them to reproduce. There are actually several different ways to spay a female dog. Removing only the ovaries is called an ovariectomy. This can be done through a surgical incision Read more »

Mushroom Toxicity

Easier to prevent than treat.  The rainy season in the Bay Area brings a bounty of beautiful flora and fauna.   Many Adobe Animal Hospital clients have questions and concerns about exposure of their pets to mushrooms. An old adage suggests that if animals eat a mushroom, it must not be toxic–this is simply not Read more »