Vision Care

Nicole Roybal, DVM, DACVO.

Although our pets can’t tell us what they’re seeing, there are actually many clues that can help us piece together how dogs and cats view the world. The most significant difference between our eyes and those of our pets is in the structure of the retina. The retina is a layer of tissue at the back of the eye that is responsible for transforming light entering the eye into electric signals that are then sent to the brain for vision processing. The cells that make up the retina have been carefully examined and results have given us some interesting insight into the lives of the animals that share our world.

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Exercising With Your Pet

Who better to join you on a workout than your furry four-legged friend. With so many great running and hiking areas in San Diego who can resist getting out there and staying active. But before you head out the door here are some tips to remember. While it may not snow here in San Diego, it can get cold and wet, especially with an El Niño year!

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Benefits of Pet Sitting

Furry Legs of Love, Inc. is one of the first pet sitting companies that specializes in the care of pets with medical and behavioral concerns. They select pet sitters tailored specifically to the needs of you and your pets and are veterinary technicians that are knowledgeable about most medical conditions. Due to their training and background, they can administer medical treatments at home that you would receive at your veterinarian’s office or animal hospital per a veterinarian’s instructions and have experience in emergency and specialty nursing care.

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Poisonous Plants

These plants can be poisonous for your pets.

Protect your pets from poisonous plants and flowers. If your pet is exposed to any of the plants listed below, remember to seek veterinary assistance immediately.

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Pet Vet – Will Travel

Has your veterinarian told you that your beloved companion needs surgery?

Are you nervous, or do you have questions?

Do you know what to do next?

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Summertime Recipes

As great as our weather is, Summer in San Diego can get hot! Keeping your dogs and cats safe and cool is crucial. So here are some fun, easy and cool treats you can make at home for them to enjoy!

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Hiking Tips

Southern California has so much to offer hikers and their four-legged companions. Many of our pets are excited to hit the trails and here are some important considerations to keep your pet safe!

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Training Tips

Leash Walking Woes.

When a dog pulls on leash, it can be very frustrating for both you and your dog. Fortunately, through positive reinforcement techniques, you can teach your dog to want to walk with you!

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