Grain Free Diets Investigations-What you need to know

You may have heard that grain free diets are currently being investigated as a possible cause of heart disease in some dogs. Dilated Cardiomyopathy, or DCM, can be caused by genetic factors as well as dietary factors. In particular, a deficiency in the amino acid taurine has been shown in the past to cause DCM Read more »

Canine Influenza-What you need to know

As you may have heard, cases of canine influenza hit the South Bay Area this year. This virus, which is not transmissible to people, usually causes upper respiratory symptoms including coughing and sneezing, nasal discharge, and fever. Less commonly, dogs can become lethargic and, rarely, they can develop pneumonia. Dogs at risk include those who Read more »

Visit the Adobe Veterinary Marketplace – A Unique Pet Store

We like to think of ourselves as a unique pet store with a unique opportunity to serve our Veterinary and none Veterinary clients. Due to our connection with Adobe Animal Hospital, we are privileged to be able to supply veterinary therapeutic products such as Prescription Diets, Veterinary only shampoos, conditioners and supplements. Products specifically designed for elderly Read more »

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 »