• Accommodating Pets in the Workplace: Things to Consider

    Posted on October 10, 2019 by Doctor Ron
    We can all agree that animals bring many of us joy and contentment, and can help us lead happier, more productive lives. Pets often help us get more exercise, obtain a sense of responsibility and humanity, and a general care for others’ well-being. Studies have shown that pet owners not only often live longer, but find more joy in their daily lives. With all of this knowledge about how wonderful pets can be for our mental and physical health, one may wonder – why aren’t pets allowed to partake in… Read More
  • Things to Know About Heartworm Disease in Dogs from Experts in Simi Valley

    Posted on September 12, 2019 by Doctor Ron
    Dogs are the most beloved pet for many people, and for good reason. They are renowned for being man’s best friend through thousands of years of breeding and human contact. We only want the best for our dogs, and when they become sick or wounded, we go to great lengths to ensure that they get the treatment they deserve. If you are lucky enough to be a dog owner, there is one disease that you should become more familiar with in the unfortunate event that your pet becomes afflicted with… Read More
  • Tips to Make Your Puppy Gain Weight

    Posted on August 13, 2019 by Doctor Ron
    When we first bring a puppy home, we want to shower them with love and affection. While giving our puppies praise and love is certainly an important part of meeting their basic needs so that they can grow and develop, the most important way to help your puppy grow is by ensuring that they are healthy and well fed. Knowing what, when, or how to feed your new puppy can be confusing and stressful – especially if you’re encountering difficulty helping them to gain weight. There are a number of… Read More
  • Important Winter Safety Tips for Pets

    Posted on August 13, 2019 by Doctor Ron
    Around wintertime, the harsh weather conditions can propose challenges for people just trying to live their everyday lives. Scraping the ice off of your windshield, shoveling snow to clear a path, or simply warming your hands to allow the blood flow to return are some of the basics for surviving freezing temperatures. However, few of us stop and think about how the cold-weather conditions may be affecting our furry friends. Some people think, because they have a “fur coat”, that they’re in the clear, but that couldn’t be farther from… Read More
  • Tips for Making Bath Time Fun for Your Pet

    Posted on December 16, 2018 by Doctor Ron
    Some of us love bathing and showering; it can be relaxing, soothing, and comforting. If we enjoy showering and bathing, it’s likely due to positive experiences bathing growing up. Some of us look forward to showers and baths as a way to unwind, relax, and feel clean. On the flipside, some of us can’t stand showering – we avoid it because too often we’ve had soap in our eyes, been burned by hot water, or shocked by cold water, or feel like bathing is a complete chore to get out… Read More
  • What You Should Do When Your Pet is Depressed

    Posted on August 22, 2018 by Doctor Ron
    Though you may not know it, our pets can show signs of depression very similarly to how humans do, and usually for many of the same reasons (basically) that humans experience depression. It’s important to keep an eye out for any concerning changes in your pet’s behavior; as these may be warning signs of an underlying health condition, or might be better explained by pet depression. In this article we’ll go over the basics of pet depression and what you can do to help bring your pet’s spirits back up.… Read More
  • How to Help Your Pet When They Won’t Eat

    Posted on June 23, 2018 by Doctor Ron
    Disturbances in our pets’ appetites can cause us to become stressed and worried about their health and well-being. Before you panic, read this article for a bit more clarification on your pet’s appetite. Some possible reasons for your pet’s lack of appetite Just like humans, pets can become disinterested in their food for a number of reasons. A lack of appetite isn’t a reason to panic necessarily; however, there are certain instances where your pet’s food consumption may be concerning for their health. Here are a few reasons why your… Read More
  • Will Microchipping Keep My Pet Secure

    Posted on January 12, 2018 by Doctor Ron
    Keeping your pet safe and secure is part of the responsibility of owning a pet. Unfortunately, they can sometimes wander off or become separated from us. Since our pets are so dependent upon us, it can be detrimental to their health to become lost or separated from their humans, and simple ID tags might not be enough. While ID tags are vital to keep on your pet at all times, they can fall off, become damaged, or lost, leaving your pet with no identifying information on them allowing them to… Read More
  • Pet-Care Tips for Owners After Surgery

    Posted on December 16, 2017 by Doctor Ron
    When we hear that our pet needs to have surgery, it can be a scary experience. There are many risks associated with surgical procedures, and if our pets come out of surgery healthy and alive, it can bring great relief. Once the scariest part is over, we can focus on the healing and recovery process. Perhaps just as our pet’s care during a surgical procedure is important, how we treat our pets after surgery is critical to their recovery. Once surgery is over, our pets are not in the clear;… Read More
  • Signs Your Dog Is Under Stress

    Posted on November 30, 2017 by Doctor Ron
    Our pups are our best friends, and most of us even consider them to be our closest family members. Our family members can sense when we’re stressed, and so can our pets. Dogs are incredibly intuitive, and can pick up on your most difficult, trying moments. While it’s wonderful to have a companion who is so deeply attuned to us, it can affect them in adverse ways that we do not intend. Unfortunately a large portion of canine medical issues can be attributed to stress, and it’s important to be… Read More