Something to chew on- Birthday pledge

Kids Are Actively Helping Pets

For his seventh birthday, instead of asking for gifts for himself, Caden asked that he receive dog and cat treats, toys, towels, collars, leashes, and bowls for the local animal shelter.  His friends and family enthusiastically gave him a generous bounty which he happily delivered...

How to Potty Train Your Puppy or Dog

Potty training is not difficult, it is just a matter of establishing a routine and teaching the puppy or dog where you prefer she take care of business.  Potty training is basically the same whether you are working with a puppy or an adult dog,...

Can Your Dog Chew Too Much?

Willow loves to chew. She chews with such intensity that my friend expressed concern that Willow could injure her teeth. I asked my veterinarian, Dr. Lee, at Ladera Pet Clinic, whether it was possible for a dog to chew too much. The answer is yes,...

Ten Tips When Your Dog Needs Surgery

The veterinarian told us our Labrador, Orson, had a tumor in his right parathyroid gland and the only viable treatment option was to surgically remove the entire right thyroid. Five years ago, Orson had knee surgery to repair his torn ACL.  The thought of putting...