Walnut Creek Veterinary News

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 […]
September 22, 2015

Is Your Pet Hurting Silently (Part 3)

Pain can be very debilitating to most patients and we try everything we can to prevent it. Acute or surgical pain can be prevented with a preemptive plan starting before the surgery begins. After receiving a […]
September 11, 2015

Is Your Pet Hurting Silently (Part 2)

Have you ever wondered if animals feel pain? Many people do because animals don’t seem to express pain like we do. They don’t talk about it to their spouse or parent, they don’t joke with their […]
February 21, 2015

Is Your Dog Hurting Silently?

By Dr. Erin Troy How do you know when someone you love hurts? Normally, you can ask them, but we don’t speak the same language as some of our most beloved family members. Most of our […]