Pet Care Tips

What Is PU Surgery In Cats?

What Is PU Surgery In Cats?

Occasionally cats may experience urinary blockages. These blockages can be life-threatening if not treated immediately and a perineal urethrostomy (PU) may be suggested. Our Novato vets talk about what PU surgery is and what to expect from your cat's recovery.

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C-Sections in Dogs: Everything You Need To Know

C-Sections in Dogs: Everything You Need To Know

It can be amazing when your dog has a litter of puppies but what if she needs a c-section? In this post, you will learn everything you need about c-sections for your dog. Our Novato vets are her to prepare you.

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Helping Your Cat Recover from Surgery

Helping Your Cat Recover from Surgery

Caring for your cat after they have surgery will help your feline friend return to their normal activities as soon as possible. Here is some advice from our Novato veterinary team about how to care for your cat after surgery.

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Vaccine Reactions in Dogs & Cats

Vaccine Reactions in Dogs & Cats

All veterinary procedures come with some level of risk, even pet vaccinations. Most of the time the benefits are worth the minimal risks. In this post, our Novato vets discuss the possible reactions to vaccines and what you should do if your dog or cat experiences one.

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What is The FVRCP Vaccine For Cats?

What is The FVRCP Vaccine For Cats?

At South Novato Animal Hospital our vets believe that prevention is the key to helping your cat live a long and healthy life. That's why our Novato vets recommend that all cats receive the FVRCP vaccine. Here's how the FVRCP protects your cat's health.

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What Happens When My Dog Gets a Cavity?

What Happens When My Dog Gets a Cavity?

If you've ever developed a cavity in one or more of your teeth, you know they can be uncomfortable. Dogs can actually develop cavities too and here, our Novato vets explain the causes, symptoms and treatments of cavities in dogs. 

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What is Whipworm in dogs?

What is Whipworm in dogs?

Whipworms are a common parasite that makes its home in the large intestine of dogs, causing irritation and leading to many uncomfortable symptoms. Today our Novato vets explain more about whipworms in dogs such as symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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What Does Ringworm Look Like On a Dog?

What Does Ringworm Look Like On a Dog?

Despite its name, ringworm is a fungus, comparable to athlete's foot. It generates infective seeds known as spores, which are difficult to eliminate in the environment. Ringworm can infect the skin of all animals, including dogs. Today, our Novato vets discuss ringworm in dogs and what it looks like.

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Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

While puppies and kittens may look sweet in photographs together and can keep each other company, our Novato vets know there are some considerations any pet owner should keep in mind when raising a puppy and kitten in the same home.

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How Long Can You Leave a Cat Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Cat Alone?

While cats may appear to be independent, they do get lonely. Today, our Novato vets explain how long you can leave your cat home alone and offer you tips on how you can help your kitty stay safe and comfortable while you are gone.

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