Pet Food Myths

There are a vast amount of choices when it comes to choosing a pet food for your family member. Here are a few myths about what pet food labels can or cannot tell you.

Blue Buffalo issues recall on some of Blue Divine Delights and Blue Wilderness Trail Trays

Some of Blue Buffalo Blue Divine Delights and Blue Wilderness Trail Trays have been voluntarily recalled from the manufacturer due to some issues with the foil seals. Follow this link to look at which lots are affected.

Blue Buffalo voluntarily issues recall

Blue Buffalo voluntarily recalls a small amount of their canned food Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight due to possible aluminum metal contamination. Visit Blue Buffalo website here for the details.

Cesar Dog Food Recall October 2016

Mars Company announced a voluntary recall on their  line of Cesar’s Classics Filet Mignon Flavor wet dog food because of a potential choking hazard (See FDA website for details). Some plastic pieces may have entered the food during production.

The confusion of color: what’s contained within pet food labels

You’ve walked into a feed store or pet store and are staring at a rainbow of bags and cans of pet food. How on earth can you tell what’s a good food to give your pet? You might get some advise from a store clerk (does anyone refer to a store employee as clerk anymore?). […]

How to Keep Your Dog’s Ears Clean and Healthy

Watch this short video to learn how to keep your dog’s ears clean and healthy.

Bart the Lizard

My son recently had his birthday and we had also recently attended the Sacramento Reptile Show. He had voiced his interest in having a lizard for a pet. We talked about Bearded Dragons and looked into the care of these little creatures. One of my biggest concerns has been our cats—Jilly Boo, […]

Purina Recall and Celebrity Pet Foods

I received an email from a client of ours informing me of another recall. This time Purina is recalling some of its Purina One BeYond dog food due to Salmonella. Here’s the link: click here.

The recall is limited to 3.5-pound bags of its Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult […]

Wellness Plans

I’ve been toying with this idea for a long time–wellness plans. The idea behind these plans is to make sure that owners can afford to do the recommended preventative care by spreading out the payments into monthly installments. Of course some incentive will be discounts on other services as well.

May roll them out […]

Spotlight on Compassion: Noble

I would like tell a story about one of my amazing staff members. Lori, our receptionist, has taken on the care of Noble, our good Samaritan drop off that was hit by their car. He’s healing well but has a short story behind him as well.

The gentleman that brought him in was clearly upset. […]