Thursday, March 01 2018
Cats are particularly at risk for urinary related issues. They may avoid using the litter box for a variety of behavioral, environmental, and/or health related reasons. It is important to consider your cat's physical and social needs to help ensure that they can eliminate appropriately and comfortably.
Cats may develop anxiety surrounding urination or their litter box for a variety of reasons. Litter box type, quantity, and location are important considerations when meeting your cat's core environmental needs. Environmental changes, multi-cat relations, or negative experiences can also contribute to stress-related elimination problems. There are also many medical causes for feline urinary issues such as infection, arthritis, kidney problems, or other medical issues. Cats are also prone to inflammation of the bladder that can occur due to dietary, genetic, or unknown reasons. Male cats in particular are susceptible to urinary blockages that can easily become life-threatening.
For additional information about feline urinary issues please contact us or attend our Urine Trouble seminar on Wednesday, March 14th at 6pm. Join us at the hospital for this event and enjoy food, refreshments, raffles, and giveaways. You can RSVP by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, calling us at 805-529-7003, or joining our event on Facebook. We hope to see you there!
Wednesday, November 22 2017
Join us Wednesday, December 18th from 6-8pm for our 2nd annual holiday party. Everyone in attendance will receive a raffle ticket for our raffle items. You can receive additional raffle tickets for each new, unwrapped children's toy brought to the event. Toys will be donated to Casey's Toy Drive benefiting UCLA's Mattel Children's Hospital. Casey is a young member of the Moorpark community who suffers from a rare and incurable intestinal disease. He has been a patient at UCLA’s Mattel Children’s Hospital since he was a year old and is deeply passionate about enhancing the care of other young patients. If you are unable to attend our event, you can still contribute to the drive at any time during our normal business hours.
Our event will feature food and fun for the whole family! RSVP by e-mailing email@example.com, calling us at 805-529-7003, or by joining the event on Facebook.
Saturday, September 02 2017
Bring your best game face and join our doctors and staff at the hospital on Tuesday, September 26th from 6-8pm for a night of fun, food, prizes, raffles, and refreshments. Don't forget to invite your friends and family to join you for some four-legged trivia. You can RSVP to this event by adding it on Facebook,
e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling us at 805-529-7003. We hope to see you there! Please note, due to the nature of this event we ask that pets remain at home.
Thursday, June 08 2017
Come visit the hospital on Monday, June 19th from 6pm-8pm for our 27th anniversary party! You can get to know our doctors and staff in a relaxed atmosphere. This event will also feature games, raffles and giveaways, photobooth, food and refreshments, and an ice cream bar. You can RSVP to this event by phone 805-529-7003, e-mail email@example.com, or by joining the event on Facebook. We hope to see you there!
Please note: due to the nature of this event we ask that you please leave pets at home. Thank you.
Wednesday, March 01 2017
As pets age, the requirements to keep them happy and healthy change. Special consideration should be made for a senior or geriatric pet's diet, exercise, and veterinary care.
Proper diet and exercise for older pets can help keep them trim, healthy, and mobile. It is extremely important to select a diet that is designed for your pet's life stage (Please note: There is no single diet that can effectively provide nutrition for all life stages). Senior diets are designed to provide the appropriate digestibility, nutrients, and ingredient levels. They also have different calorie levels to help your senior pet maintain the appropriate weight. Routine exercise can also help with weight management and maintaining mobility.
Senior pets may exhibit a variety of health related changes due to underlying illness such as joint, bone, heart, kidney, urinary tract, liver, or cancer-related disease. Senior pet exams should occur at least twice a year and are crucial to identify and treat illness early. Vaccinations and parasite prevention are particularly important for older pets since their immune system is not as healthy as those of younger animals. Dental care, blood testing, urine testing, and blood pressure readings are also important components to maintaining a happy and comfortable life for your senior pet.
Would you like to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle for your senior pet? Join us at the hospital on Wednesday, March 15th from 6:30-8:00 pm for our Senior Pet Care Seminar. The event will help provide guidance about senior nutrition, exercise guidelines, pain management, and recognizing common conditions. Please RSVP by joining our event on Facebook, e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling the hospital at 805-529-7003.