Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays

Pet Pawliday Safety Tips

Tis the season! Before you start breaking out the tree and filling your belly with eggnog, remember to be conscientious of your four-legged friends. It’s easy to make sure your pets have a wonderful holiday season, but it’s just as easy for things to go sour during the chaotic time of year. These helpful pawliday

get the most out of your vet visit

Getting the Most Out of Your Veterinary Visit

Due to the massive increase of more pets finding their fur-ever homes due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, there is a nationwide shortage of vets and their availability. What does this mean for you as a pet owner? It means every vet visit counts! Here at El Cerrito Veterinary Care in El Cerrito, CA we are dedicated

pet halloween safety tips

Pet Halloween Safety Tips

No Houdini’s Here Halloween brings a spell of fun and visitors to your home. Know that repeatedly opening doors for trick-or-treaters can increase the chances of your pet running out. If your pet likes to run out or is not friendly to other people, consider crating or keeping them in a secure area to

what to do for dogs scared of thunder and storms

10 Things to Do to Help Your Dog’s Storm Anxiety

Do you have a dog with mild to moderate noise anxiety (storms, fireworks)? There are many ways to help your dog feel more comfortable and at ease during these situations. However, if they have progressed to full-on anxiety attacks and are throwing themselves through walls and doors then it is unfortunately the below tips will

health benefits to owning a pet

6 Ways Owning a Pet Is Good for Your Health

Not only does owning a pet prove to decrease levels of depression and anxiety, but it has also shown major health benefits such as decreasing blood pressure, increasing immune systems, and decreasing chances of a stroke or heart attack. 1) Pets Can Reduce Your Stress There are many studies that have tested the

pet microchipping facts

Should You Get Your Pet Microchipped

According to Home Again, one in three pets in the United States will become lost at some point during their lifetime. You may think this will never happen to your family, but we encourage you to take the necessary, proactive steps to ensure your pet’s safety. One of the most effective solutions is microchipping your

dental hygiene tips

Pet Dental Hygiene & Oral Care

Although we are used to hearing the phrase “dog breath”, it is not normal for a pet’s breath to be stinky. Just like humans, a dog’s dental hygiene can be a sign that other diseases are present. Poor hygiene and bad breath could potentially lead to more serious health problems in the heart, kidneys, liver,

indoor and outdoor safety tips for dogs and cats

General Pet Safety

Pet safety is one of the most important aspects of being a pet owner. It is an integral part of keeping you and your pet happy and healthy. When first adopting a new pet, it is critical to research the best pet safety practices. Doing this before your adoption period is an even better way