Adobe Animal Hospital introduces COOP CALLS! Telemedicine for Chickens. Due to the recent case of Newcastle disease in the area, Adobe is not able to see chickens within the hospital, so we are now offering video appointments for you and your chickens. To schedule an appointment, your chicken needs to have been seen by Adobe Read more »
Tips to keep your family flock safe from Newcastle. While we haven’t seen any cases yet at Adobe, and we have only heard of one confirmed case in the Bay Area, we want to make sure your flock is safe and protected! 1. Keep a closed flock, do not add new chickens at this time, except Read more »
Newcastle Disease has been confirmed in the Bay Area. Adobe is suspending all chicken appointments, effective today, because if a case of Newcastle’s disease is seen at our hospital, the state will close the hospital for quarantine. The state will then require us to euthanize any other chickens that were present at the same time Read more »
Use our Adobe chat system to speak with Adobe Team Members to make an appointment or get advice on your pet. Yes, they are real people and 100% our staff! We wanted to give you another way to get ahold of our team that might be a little easier for some!
Dr Hansen answers a few questions about Leptospirosis for a recent interview that we wanted to share with our clients. -How might local dogs contract the disease? Are certain dogs more at risk than others? Leptospirosis is a bacterium which is shed in the urine of infected animals (including mice, rats, raccoons, skunks, and possums). Read more »
Watch out for lilies that might show up in Easter arrangements this spring! At Adobe, lily toxicity in cats is well recognized by our veterinarians, but many cat owners are unaware of the dangers of these plants. The toxic varieties include Easter lilies, day lilies, tiger lilies, rubrum or Japanese showy lilies, stargazer, and other Read more »
This is a question asked by many Adobe pet owners. Here’s some information to consider when making that decision. As veterinary medicine becomes more technologically advanced, the cost of care increases because of the higher costs associated with the equipment, facilities and training required to provide these higher-quality services. For some, the cost of care Read more »
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 »