• 5 Reasons To Microchip Your Pet In Simi Valley

    Posted on April 16, 2021 by Doctor Ron
    While “microchipping” might sound like some sort of devious practice from a science-fiction show, this could not be further from the truth. Most skilled vets recommend getting your pets microchipped for their health and safety, as you will be able to track them if they ever get lost. Unlike name tags, microchips provide a permanent source of identification for your furry friend. In this article, we will cover how microchipping works, and we will outline the benefits of having your pet microchipped by the experts in Simi Valley. How Do… Read More
  • Top 5 Essential Nutrients Required by Dogs

    Posted on March 18, 2021 by Doctor Ron
    As a dog owner, you need to be able to take proper care of your dog. Failure to do so might jeopardize the health of your beloved pet companion. An important part of taking care of your dog is knowing the nutritional needs of your dog. Let’s take a look at some nutrients that will improve your dog’s quality of life. What You Need to Know About Dog Feeding Habits Dogs are primarily carnivorous, but they have adapted to more omnivorous feeding habits due to their intestinal makeup and dental… Read More
  • How to Take Care of Newborn Kittens in Simi Valley

    Posted on March 1, 2021 by Doctor Ron
    Whether you’re nursing orphaned kittens or helping a cat mom raise her babies, caring for newborn kittens requires a lot of preparation, time, and dedication. To help you learn more about the process, we’re going to discuss the steps you need to take to prepare for the kittens’ arrival and care for them after they’re born. How to Prepare for a Newborn Kitten Before we talk about preparation, it’s important to mention that the best way to care for a kitten is to have a mother cat do it, so… Read More
  • Preventive Health Care Ensures Optimum Dog Health

    Posted on February 12, 2021 by Doctor Ron
    Taking preventive measures ahead of time to provide care for the health of your dog is important. This can keep them in the best health possible while ensuring that your dog does not get sick or have other health conditions that are preventable. With the right team on your side to provide preventive health care, your dog can have the optimum health in no time. What is a dog preventative care plan? This kind of care will be done with recommendations from the vet based on your pet’s health status… Read More
  • Watch for These Signs of Antibiotic-Resistant Infections in Dogs

    Posted on January 26, 2021 by Doctor Ron
    Every dog owner knows that dogs love us unconditionally, and they make our lives more joyful with every passing day. This is why it is incredibly important to understand how to keep your dog safe, including from antibiotic-resistant infections that can occur. If you think your dog might have an antibiotic-resistant infection, don’t hesitate to call Dr. Ron’s Animal Hospital & Emergency in order to get diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. Offering our expertise and services to Simi Valley, Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, Chatsworth, and areas nearby Ventura County,… Read More
  • The Danger of the “Mad Itch” Pseudorabies Virus in Dogs by Expert Vet in Simi Valley

    Posted on January 10, 2021 by Doctor Ron
    For a long time, dogs have been considered man’s best friend. Dogs are companions that give unconditional love and attention. These are qualities that we reward with love, care, and protection. Most dog owners provide care to their dogs as if he or she was their own child so it can be a difficult time when a dog gets sick. One virus that is uncommon but important to know is Pseudorabies, because it is invariably fatal. As a pet owner, knowing about the Pseudorabies virus will leave you more prepared… Read More
  • Reasons Behind Brain & Spinal Cord Inflammation in Dogs

    Posted on December 25, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    We hope you have never dealt with brain and spinal cord inflammation in your beloved dog, as it can be devastating for you and your pet. However, we want you to know the signs and symptoms of this condition, so you can quickly identify any need to make an appointment to see your veterinarian. Take a look at the informative article below so you can learn about brain and spinal cord inflammation in dogs. This way, you are prepared to recognize any of these symptoms in your beloved pet should… Read More
  • How to Deal With Electric Shock Injuries in Dogs by Experienced Veterinarian in Simi Valley

    Posted on December 9, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    Electrical shock injuries can easily happen to all dogs. However, puppies are more prone to experiencing shock than older dogs. Young dogs like to chew on everything, and this includes electrical wires. Lightning, faulty wiring, and fallen cables are also sources of electrical shock. These dangers do not discriminate. It is important you know how to deal with an electrical shock if it happens to your dog. Common Causes of Electrical Shock Electrical Cords: The most common cause of electrical shock is home electrical cords. To discourage your dog from… Read More
  • The Most Common Reasons Your Dog is Limping

    Posted on November 23, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    Just like humans, dogs limp for a variety of reasons. However, since dogs are unable to tell us what happened, a pet owner who notices that their dog has started limping may struggle to find out why. The best way to discover the reason behind your dog’s limp is to take them to the veterinarian to get them checked out. It is also helpful for both you and the vet if you come into your appointment knowing a little about what causes limping in dogs and signs that may point… Read More
  • The Most Common Causes of Choking in Dogs From Expert Veterinarian in Simi Valley

    Posted on November 6, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    When a dog chokes, it can be a scary and life-threatening emergency. Choking occurs when an object blocks your dog’s airway. This needs immediate attention to dislodge or remove the blockage to allow oxygen to enter your pet’s airway again. Usually, your beloved dog can cough up the obstruction. Sometimes they may need help. You may have to do your best to manually remove the object if you can see it. If your dog loses consciousness, you may also need to perform the Heimlich maneuver. Below, we will walk you… Read More