Top 10 Tips for Relieving Your Pet’s Stress

People aren’t the only ones affected by stress and anxiety. In fact, pets are also prone to battling fear, anxiety, and stress, so much so that a national initiative to relieve their anxiety—the Fear Free movement—has been taking the veterinary world by storm. Fear Free provides innovative education regarding emotional well-being and enrichment, and the [...]

By |2020-01-08T20:14:37+00:00January 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sleep in Style: Boarding Your Pet at Fairfax Veterinary Clinic

Passport updated? Check. Flights booked? Check. Hotel rooms reserved? Check. Uh oh—what about your pet’s accommodation? Don’t worry, because we offer boarding services for almost every pet. While most of our boarding revolves around cats and dogs, we also welcome birds, rabbits, small rodents, and some reptiles. Whether you’re traveling for pleasure or business, we [...]

By |2019-11-27T17:41:18+00:00November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beware Deadly Grasses: How to Keep Your Pet Safe from Foxtail Grasses

Foxtail plants are spiny-headed weeds, notorious for burrowing under skin and potentially killing pets. Foxtails are prevalent in drier western states—particularly California—but can be found almost anywhere in North America. These prickly weeds thrive in overgrown parks, open fields, and along hiking trails and roadsides, and easily burrow into their next adventurous victim. Foxtails, also [...]

By |2019-06-23T15:15:31+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prepare Your Pet for an Emergency

California has seen numerous large scale and devastating wildfires in the past few years, and is also at risk for earthquakes, floods, and other natural disasters. As we approach summer and peak wildfire season, we thought it would be helpful to discuss emergency preparedness for pets. Preparation is important in any emergency situation. As you [...]

By |2019-05-21T17:47:07+00:00May 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Puppy Training Basics

Adding a new puppy to your family is an opportunity to build new memories, but first you must teach her good habits. Help her make a smooth transition into your home by showing her how to adapt to the unfamiliar environment, learn what is expected as a new household member, and settle into a routine. [...]

By |2019-04-05T21:20:04+00:00April 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments