How to Care for Dogs After Spaying Surgery

Spaying should be a priority for the owner of any female dog. Not only will this important procedure help prevent your pet from becoming unintentionally pregnant, it can also reduce the likelihood that she will suffer from certain health problems and undesirable behaviors that are caused by coming into heat. Spaying is considered to be … Read more

Pet Diets for Better Oral Health

Dental health and well-being are something that is often overlooked by owners who are fairly new to pet parenting. Nevertheless, pet oral health is something that should be a priority. Your pet is just as reliant on her teeth as you are on yours, and as her human, it is your responsibility to do everything … Read more

The Dangers of High Protein Dog Foods

One of the biggest misconceptions about dogs is that they are carnivores and should be fed a very high protein diet. While they will quite happily eat virtually any meat that they come across, our canine companions are actually omnivores, which means that they can derive enough nutrition to survive from a range of sources, … Read more


Abigail, a 1 year old Bull Terrier, presented to Dr Alcorn at Care Animal Hospital for not eating, vomiting, and lethargy. She had a history of having eaten foreign material 5 months previous and had successful intestinal surgery at the Emergency Pet Clinic of Temecula. On physical exam her abdomen area was sensitive to palpation … Read more