Walnut Creek Veterinary News

November 20, 2017
Turkey Costume

Thanksgiving Hazards for Pets

Thanksgiving Planning with Pets: Potential Holiday Hazards Thanksgiving is a wonderful day to share kindness and gratitude with family and friends. But these plans can throw off ours and our pets’ daily routine. The last thing […]
November 17, 2017

The Diabetic Pet

Perhaps you or someone you know is diabetic. But did you know that our pets can also be diagnosed with diabetes mellitus?   About Pet Diabetes: Just like in people, there are two types of diabetes […]
November 10, 2017
Cancer in our pets

Cancer in Our Pets

Our pets are living longer lives than ever before thanks, in part, to advances in veterinary medicine. November is Pet Cancer Awareness month. No one likes to talk about the “C” word, but because our pets […]
October 27, 2017

Battle of the Bulge: Obesity In Our Pets

Obesity is a growing epidemic. Not just in humans but in our pets as well. The statistics vary, but some polls show that potentially over 60% of our household pets are overweight. What does this mean? […]
September 1, 2017
Canine Influenza

Risk of Canine Influenza in Northern California

While there was an outbreak of canine influenza in Southern California earlier this year, and another case just this month, we have yet to hear about any in Northern California. Nevertheless, your pet may be at […]
June 16, 2017
foxtail danger for pets

Danger! Foxtails Everywhere!

Can you tell what you’re looking at???  Here’s a hint, you’re looking at something that does not belong in the body.  If you are a lucky pet owner that has not had to deal with foxtails […]