Cats & Dogs Need Blood, Just Like We Do

By Nicole Edwards, RVT Blood Bank Coordinator, Veterinary Specialty Hospital.

Did you know your pets can donate blood just like you? Animals can sustain trauma and can have acquired or hereditary bleed disorders. Just like us, both dogs and cats have different blood types.

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Paws & Pints

THE LOT in La Jolla.

THE LOT in La Jolla's welcomed pets from the San Diego community to the Paws & Pints fundraiser. La Jolla Veterinary Hospital was proud to host for the third year an evening of fun all while helping raise funds for FACE Foundation, FOCAS, and Rancho Coastal Humane Society.

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Splash and Dashers

Splash & Dash Groomerie and Boutique in Point Loma welcomed adorable adoptable dogs from The Rescued Dog for a fun afternoon of raffles, dog grooming and pet adoptions.

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FACE Foundation

Celebrating 10 Years of Saving Lives.

After witnessing so many pet parents make the heartbreaking decision of euthanizing their animals due to financial constraints, a group of veterinarians and concerned citizens took action. They wanted to create a safety net for these struggling pet parents and a solution to this all-too-common issue. Thus, the Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) was born, a not-for-profit that provides financial assistance to pet owners who cannot afford emergency veterinary care. FACE has come a long way in its ten years of service to the pet community.

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Paws for Thought

Equine Therapy.

Horses are known for having the astonishing capacity to help heal the lives of adults and children who have suffered traumas. San Diego County offers various equine therapy ranches that are dedicated to helping heal. Whether you are seeking treatment of eating disorders, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, grief, mental health anxiety or something else, many options exist.

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Sit! Stay….cation!

Traveling with your pet is an amazing experience, but, it may be difficult for your pet. Sometimes, traveling far from home is not an option for a short vacation, so these outstanding San Diego hotels will spoil you and your pet making sure you all enjoy a well-deserved vacation. Here are the best four hotels who are ready to pamper your pooch!

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Summer Health Dangers

How to Protect Your Pets.

Summer is a fun time of year but it also brings rising heat and humidity, even here in San Diego where our weather seems so perfect. We share tips to keep your pets safe and keep them cool this summer.

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Pet Travel

Flying the Furry Skies.

The TSA is expecting long lines at their security check points during the busy summer travel season – especially when you are traveling in the morning. The TSA recommends arriving at the airport at least 2 hours early for domestic travel and 3 hours early for international travel. So bust out the sandals, your pet carrier, and let’s fly!

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