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pet safety

Having A Pet-Friendly Fourth of July

By Nicole Abrego

As we celebrate the birth of our nation this Fourth of July holiday, some of us pet lovers may want to include our furry companions in on the festivities. Like most holidays, there are certain pet hazards that we as responsible pet owners need to ensure that our pets avoid. Check out our 5 tips for having a safe and pet-friendly Fourth of July.


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Keeping Your Pets Cool This Summer

By Nicole Abrego

Beach days, pool parties, warm breezy nights, the summer season is upon us in beautiful Encinitas! With warmer weather heading our way, we need to take caution when it comes to our furry companions. Hot temps can get unpleasant for us humans, which means that they can feel even worse for our pets and could put them at risk of serious health issues. Here are tips on how to keep your pet cool this summer season.


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Top Spring Environmental Hazards for Pets to Avoid

By Nicole Abrego

Springtime is here! As we head to clear skies and warmer weather in gorgeous Encinitas, it’s important to keep in mind some of the hazards that our pets can encounter as they venture into the outdoors.

Here are some of the top Spring environmental hazards for your pets to avoid.

Foxtails:


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New Rat Poison Regulations in California: How to Protect Your Pet

By Dr. Heather Kovac

One of the toxins we see our pets getting into fairly frequently in Encinitas are rat baits (rodenticides). Some newer regulations in California could pose a problem to your pets. With a variety of rodenticides on the market, some are harder to treat, should your pet ingest one of them.


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