Come Hungry, Leave Happy: Tips for a Stress-Free Veterinary Visit

Many pets—and their owners—feel some measure of stress and anxiety during veterinary visits, but our Walnut Creek Veterinary Hospital team wants to make the experience as pleasant as possible for all involved. To help ease your pet’s stress, and thus your own, try the following tips for a stress-free veterinary visit. 1: Acclimate your pet [...]

By |2024-01-26T00:32:38+00:00January 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Pet Owner’s Guide to Laser Therapy

Bodies are amazing—they have the systems and machinery to literally heal themselves, although sometimes they need modern medicine’s help to speed up the healing process and be more efficient. Laser therapy covers both of these bases and has been proven an ideal treatment for a myriad of pet injuries, diseases, and conditions. But, how can [...]

By |2023-11-17T01:49:17+00:00November 16th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Frequently Asked Questions About Feline Arthritis

Feline arthritis is more common than many cat owners realize, but the condition can be difficult to detect because cats often mask pain signs. Our Walnut Creek Vet Hospital team knows you want the best for your whiskered friend, so we answer frequently asked questions about feline arthritis. Question: What is feline arthritis? Answer: Feline [...]

By |2023-10-19T01:58:34+00:00October 18th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keeping It In-House: 5 Unbeatable Benefits of In-House Diagnostic Testing for Your Pet

When visiting your own doctor, you likely have to travel to another facility for diagnostic testing, or schedule a future appointment specifically for other tests. When it comes to veterinary hospitals, a one-stop shop for all your pet’s diagnostic and treatment needs is ideal. Neither you nor your pet wants to travel to multiple locations [...]

By |2023-09-10T19:55:02+00:00September 10th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Tips For Your Kitten’s First Year

Congratulations on becoming—or considering becoming—a proud parent of a cuddly, curious, and energetic ball of feline sweetness. These little bundles of joy offer so much to love, but you must remember that they also require a significant commitment. Kittens require time, resources, and lots of patience. Our Walnut Creek Animal Hospital team wants your kitten [...]

By |2023-08-18T04:08:29+00:00August 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Tips for a Pet-Friendly July Fourth

July Fourth is a time for backyard barbecues, fireworks, and celebrations with friends and family. However, this festive holiday isn’t quite as fun for your pet. Independence day can be a scary and dangerous time for your four-legged friend. Many pets are frightened by fireworks’ loud noises and bright lights, and the abundance of delicious [...]

By |2023-06-04T20:50:13+00:00June 4th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Myths About Itchiness in Pets

Occasional chewing, itching, and scratching are normal in pets, but if your four-legged friend is incessantly exhibiting these behaviors, they may be suffering from pruritus (i.e., itching) and an underlying medical condition for which they should receive treatment. If your pet is always scratching, you may feel concerned knowing they feel miserable, but also because [...]

By |2023-05-09T22:58:31+00:00May 9th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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