6 Healthy Treats for Your Furry Friend

6 Healthy Treats for Your Furry Friend

Looking for a tasty new treat for your furry friends? While we’re often told to avoid giving our dogs human food, there are some human foods that make great treats for our canine companions. Here are some of the healthiest options:   Carrots — Naturally sweet and...
3 Ways to De-Stress Your Cat’s Visit to the Vet

3 Ways to De-Stress Your Cat’s Visit to the Vet

Most cats do not enjoy being taken from their comfortable environment, placed in a carrier, and hauled off to the veterinarian, where strangers poke and prod them, dogs want to sniff them, and the smells of unknown cats fill the air. Since we can’t communicate to our...
Cognitive Dysfunction in Your Pet

Cognitive Dysfunction in Your Pet

Doggy Dementia: Cognitive Dysfunction Signs in Pets As pets age, they can suffer from impaired mental function, similar to elderly people with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Many of the signs associated with cognitive dysfunction in pets are chalked up to old age. However,...
Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

Missing No More: How a Microchip Can Reunite You and Your Pet August 15 is Check the Chip Day for pets with microchips. Each year, our team at Tarzana Pet Clinic encourages pet owners to stop by so we can quickly scan their pet’s microchip to ensure it hasn’t migrated...
3 Ways to Protect Your Pet From Parasites

3 Ways to Protect Your Pet From Parasites

Fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes are hardy pests that enjoy warmer temperatures. Keep these pesky blood-suckers from feasting on your pet and transmitting potentially life-threatening diseases with these three tips. #1: Keep your pet on year-round parasite prevention This...
How to Safely Cool Your Heat-Exhausted Pet

How to Safely Cool Your Heat-Exhausted Pet

Summer brings on the heat, especially here in the San Fernando Valley. Warmer temperatures can be a silent danger for pets, who can’t tell us if they are too warm. They can be seemingly fine one moment but then collapse from heat exhaustion the next. Keep a cool...