Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Some Rats Actually Help Detect Disease, Not Spread It!

Thursday, January 3, 2013

nice little write up today on Mike's Pet Care in the SAN CLEMENTE TIMES!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Chocolate toxicity

got a call today from my client that has a spastic young boxer who ate a pound of See's chocolate yesterday. yep yesterday. so if your pet eats a pound of chocolate you might want to take him to the vet or call me and i can tell you how to make him vomit at home, since that s all the vet is going to do and charge $400 dollars in the end. i checked on him today, way after the fact, and he s going to be fine. prob just a bunch of diarrhea. dogs can't process the caffeine and theobromine in chocolate and here is a list of what can happen: Vomiting Diarrhea Increased body temperature Increased reflex responses Muscle rigidity Rapid breathing Increased heart rate Low blood pressure Seizures Advanced signs (cardiac failure, weakness, and coma) Bolt is one lucky Boxer ..

Friday, November 16, 2012


Did you know over 60 million men, women & children in the U.S. are known carriers of Toxoplasmosis? But they display little to no clinical signs of illness due to the ability of the immune system to block the parasite from taking effect. However immune compromised and esp pregnant women need to take prevantative measures to avoid exposure to this parasite as their immune systems might not be able to fight of the infection. So if you re pregnant, no cleaning out the cat box for you! Get the hubby to do that wonderful chore ..

Monday, November 5, 2012

Dog dies after being doused in lighter fluid, set on fire near Camarillo

Monday, August 27, 2012

tutorial video of me showing you how to express a bladder on a paralyzed doggie

Monday, July 2, 2012

Is your older dog getting cranky?

does anyone have an older dog that is starting to get cranky or aggressive? arthritis and a low thyroid are 2 top reasons for this new behavior. have your vet do an examination & blood work to rule these things out. both are very treatable ..