Our policy regarding prescription medication has changed
To be fully compliant with the California Veterinary Medical Board guidelines in the California Code of Regulations Title 16, Section 2032.1, all patients are required to be current on their exam (examined by a veterinarian within the past 12 months) to receive any prescription medication or written prescriptions. This includes prescription products such as Heartgard, Nexgard, Revolution, and Bravecto.
We understand that this implementation may cause an inconvenience, and we truly apologize.
Limited Time Only - $10 off Canine Influenza vaccines!
Although we have not had any confirmed cases in the Sierra foothills, we are in the middle of a nationwide epidemic of 2 strains of canine influenza, with a bad outbreak in the Bay area and even a few cases in the Sacramento area.
If your dog has any travel plans to those areas, out of state, or to any dog shows or events in the near future, call to make an appointment for your consultation to get started on the Canine Influenza vaccine today.
We offer cremation services for your pet through Koefran.
For private cremation services, each pet is individually cremated. The cremains will be carefully gathered and placed in a finished cedar pet urn. A personalized memorial card accompanies the urn when it is returned to you.
For group cremation services, several pets are cremated at once, and their ashes are spread on private property in the Sacramento Valley Delta or the Sierra Nevada Foothills.
We also offer Pet Paw Prints, an imprint of your pet's actual paw is taken in clay and fired twice in a kiln to create a beautiful heirloom quality keepsake, handpainted, with a wooden stand included.
Fruits and Veggies make great treats!
Fruits and vegetables can a healthy, low calorie and affordable way to give your pet a treat! Some vegetables (such as onions, garlic and leeks) can be toxic, so make sure to know if a certain food is safe for your pet first. Below we've listed some fruits and vegetables that are safe and healthy for your pet!
Apples (without the seeds), blueberries, cantaloupes, mangoes, apricots, pineapples, raspberries, pears, bananas (try frozen!)
Carrots, green beans, sweet potatoes, squash, zucchini, spinach, asparagus, Brussel sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, cucumbers, celery, bell peppers, and lettuce
Some foods can be dangerous and toxic to our pets. While table scraps aren't a good idea in most situations, be extra cautious that your pet doesn't eat any of the following:
Alcohol, Avocado, Bones, Caffeine, Chocolate, Citrus, Coconut/Coconut Oil, Coffee, Eggs, Garlic, Grapes/Raisins, Macadamia Nuts, Milk/Dairy, Nuts, Onions/Chives, Raw/Undercooked Meats, Salt/Salty Snack Foods, Xylitol (found in gum), Yeast Dough.
Some plants and flowers can be poisonous to our furry friends! Here is a list of the
Top 100 most poisonous plants and flowers:
Arum Lily, Autum Crocus, Australian Flame Tree, Avocado, Azalea Baneberry, Bird of Paradise, Bishop's Weed, Black Laurel, Black Locust, Bleeding Heart, Bloodroot, Bluebonnet, Blue-Green Algae, Boxwood, Bracken Fern, Buckthorn, Bulb Flowers, Bracken Fern, Buckthorn, Bulb Flowers, Burdock, Cacao, Camel Bush, Caladium, Calla Lilly, Cardianl Flower, Chalice, Cherry Tree, Chinaberry Tree, Clematis, Cocklebur, Coffee, Coral Plant, Coriander, Dieffenbachia, Elderberry, Elephant Ear (Taro), Eucalyptus, Euonymus, Flase Hellebore, Flame Tree, Felt Plant, Firethorn, Four O'Clock, Foxglove,Glottidium, Golden Chain, Ground Chreey, Heaths, Heliotrope, Hemlock, Henbane, Holly, Honeysuckle, Jasmine, Jimsonweed, Lantana, Larkspur, Lily Of The Valley, Easter Lily, Lupine, Marijuana, Mandrake, Mexician Poppy, Milkweed, Vetch, Yellow Jasmine, Mistleteo, Mock Orange, Minkshood, Moonseed, Morning Glory, Mountain Laurel, Mushrooms, Nightshades, Oak, Oleander, Periwinkle, Philodendron, Pisweed, Poinciana, Poinsettia, Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Pokeweed, Potato Shoots, Privet, Pyricantha, Rain Tree, Ranunculus (Buttercup), Rape, Red Maple, Snowdrop, Spurges, Sweet Pea, Tansy, Tobacco, Wisteria, Yews.
Pet Poison Helpline 1-855-764-7661 (Fee may apply)
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center 1-800-426-4435 (fee may apply)
Pet First Aid & CPR Training
Every pet parent wants to be able to help their pet immediately in any distress. Knowing the basics of pet first aid and CPR can be a valuable skill to being prepared in many different situations.
If you visit PetTech's website, you'll find information on upcoming classes in your areas. The closest classes are offered in Sacramento or Roseville, with the sessions scheduled in February, May, August, and November.
Has your pet had a smelly encounter with a skunk??
- 1 quart 3% hydrogen peroxide
- 1/4 cup baking soda
- 1 teaspoon liquid dish soap (Dawn works well)
After mixing the contents completely, sponge mixture onto the coat of your pet (be cautious to keep out of your pets eyes, nose and mouth) and let sit for 5 minutes. Rinse well with warm water.