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Missed Opportunities—Is Your Cat Peeing Outside the Box?

If your cat is suddenly urinating outside the litter box, you may feel confused and frustrated—why would a previously easygoing, well-behaved pet suddenly decide to take their business elsewhere? While you may be shocked that your favorite rug is now your cat’s preferred deposit spot, know that your cat isn’t doing this in spite. At [...]

By |2021-11-02T20:47:40+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Medicating Techniques For Every Pet Personality

Our team at Walnut Creek Veterinary Hospital knows that every pet is unique, and we take time to provide a comprehensive treatment plan that meets their needs. If we prescribe your pet medication, we will provide detailed information about dosage and administration––but, let’s be real––convincing Fido to simply “open wide” for their medication is about [...]

By |2021-10-09T01:13:52+00:00October 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Great Ways to Make Your Home Senior-Pet Safe

Age-related mobility issues can significantly impact your senior pet’s quality of life. For example, arthritis and degenerative joint disease that can limit your pet's ability to engage in family activities can lead to depression. Manage your senior pet’s health and chronic pain with regular examinations at our Walnut Creek Veterinary Hospital. Then, make your home [...]

By |2021-09-02T01:55:10+00:00September 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keep Calm and Crate On: 4 Ways to Prepare Your Pet for a Stress-Free Veterinary Visit

Like people and their physician, the simple mention or thought of going to the veterinarian can strike fear and anxiety in your pet. From strange smells, to strange barking and meowing pets, to new people poking and prodding, your pet has a lot to handle and accept. Many pets seem to have a sixth sense [...]

By |2021-07-18T17:00:13+00:00July 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FAQs on Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

Why spay or neuter your pet? In addition to reducing pet overpopulation, spayed and neutered pets live longer. The Walnut Creek Vet Hospital team strongly advocates spaying or neutering pets who are not part of a responsible breeding program. We answer some of the most frequently asked questions about spaying or neutering your pet.   Question: [...]

By |2021-05-14T01:46:06+00:00May 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Facts to Help Protect Your Pet Against 4 Major Parasitic Diseases

Diseases transmitted by fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and intestinal worms are common in cats and dogs, and can also affect people. While numerous illnesses are a concern, we’re focusing on the four most common—heartworm disease, Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, and ehrlichiosis. You’ve likely heard of the first two diseases, but not the latter two—and you may also [...]

By |2021-04-22T20:34:57+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need To Know About Canine Parvovirus

Canine parvovirus (i.e., parvo) strikes fear into the hearts of pet owners and veterinary teams—for good reason. The disease is extremely common in unvaccinated puppies, highly contagious, causes a great deal of suffering in affected animals, and is often fatal.  Fortunately, the disease is easily preventable with vaccination. Because your Walnut Creek Veterinary Hospital team [...]

By |2021-03-30T02:51:40+00:00March 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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