Our La Mesa veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Pet Emergencies: What To Do If Your Cat Or Dog Is Choking

Pet Emergencies: What To Do If Your Cat Or Dog Is Choking

One of the most stressful situations you might experience is a veterinary emergency involving your pet. Here, our La Mesa vets explain what to do if your cat or dog begins choking and how to manage this pet emergency.

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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

While spotting the occasional grass chewing isn't usually any cause for concern, that may change if you begin to frequently catch your dog eating and even sometimes vomiting up this grass. Our La Mesa vets answer the question of why dogs eat grass and provide some advice that may give you some peace of mind.

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Poisoning in Cats - How to Recognize If My Cat Has Been Poisoned?

Poisoning in Cats - How to Recognize If My Cat Has Been Poisoned?

As pet parents, we do everything we can to try to help keep our furry companions safe. Unfortunately, we need to expect the unexpected and be prepared for when the unexpected happens. In this post, our La Mesa vets discuss poisoning in cats and what items could potentially leave our feline friends poisoned and needing veterinary attention.

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When To Take You Cat or Dog to the Emergency Vet

When To Take You Cat or Dog to the Emergency Vet

Unless your pet has a visible injury or ailment, it may be difficult to gauge whether or not the situation is an emergency. Here, our La Mesa vets discuss how to tell if you should take your cat or dog to the emergency vet and tips about first aid that you can perform on your pet at home.

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Hyperpigmentation: Black Spots on my Dog

Hyperpigmentation: Black Spots on my Dog

If you have recently noticed that dark spots are appearing on your dog then they may be affected by a condition causing hyperpigmentation. In this post, our La Mesa vets discuss hyperpigmentation in dogs, the common causes and how it can be treated.

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Pet Dental Care: How Often Should I Clean My Dog's Teeth?

Pet Dental Care: How Often Should I Clean My Dog's Teeth?

When it comes to caring for your pet's overall health, routine dental care is an important part. If oral issues are left untreated it can lead to other more serious conditions. Here our La Mesa vets talk about routine veterinary dental care for pets, why it is important and how often you should clean your dog's teeth. 

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What Can I Give My Cat for Allergies?

What Can I Give My Cat for Allergies?

Just as humans and other animals can experience the symptoms of allergies, so can our feline friends. Today, our La Mesa vets discuss allergies in cats and what you can give them to help relieve their symptoms.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal Disease in Dogs

While we would never intentionally neglect any area of your beloved canine companion's health it is still very common for dogs to not always receive the oral health care that they require. Here, our La Mesa vets discuss periodontal disease in dogs and what you can do to help treat and prevent it.

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Boarding For Dogs

Boarding For Dogs

While we wish we could stay with our pets constantly, this is not always an option and we may need to occasionally seek out alternate care for them while we go away. Our La Mesa vets discuss boarding for dogs and what you should look for when choosing a boarding facility.

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Common Skin Allergies in Dogs

Common Skin Allergies in Dogs

Just like in humans, allergies can cause incredibly uncomfortable symptoms in our canine companions. Our La Mesa pet dermatologists share some helpful information about skin allergies in dogs, what the common symptoms are and how the can be treated.

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