You Could Drastically Change a Shelter Pet’s Life

We have selected Petey, a Camarillo shelter pet,  to sponsor upon his arrival to his future forever home. Once adopted, we are providing Petey with a one-time medical health care package that will address his current medical needs. Petey is a senior pet with cataracts and the need for a dental cleaning. He has a very sweet and calm disposition. Petey's sponsorship package includes the following:
  • peteysHASHTAGSExam and health consultation
  • Blood testing
  • Urinalysis testing
  • Fecal testing for intestinal parasites
  • Dental cleaning, dental radiographs, and any needed dental extractions
  • Grooming
  • One bag of Hill's high quality dog food
  • 6 months of flea and tick prevention
  • 6 months of heartworm and internal parasite protection
  • Adoption and licensing fee coverage
The value of this package is over $1700! Please contact us if you have any additional questions. If you would like directions to the Camarillo shelter, click here. Also, please note that the medical services we are providing for Petey's future is limited to the contents that we have explicitly stated in the sponsorship package. Any and all future medical care will be the responsibility of his future family.

The 4th of July: Are you and your pet prepared?

Pearl July 4thThe 4th of July is notoriously stressful for pets and, unfortunately, not a year goes by where we do not hear of lost pets as a result. Consider the following tips in order to minimize stress surrounding this day for both you and your pet. Plan out your day beforehand and consider where your dog or cat will be during these times. If your day is planned ahead of time you can minimize commotion and prepare for potential stressors for your pets. Avoid feeding your pet table scraps. Foods that are rich, fatty, or outside of your pet's normal diet can be harmful. During holiday times we sometimes see cases of gastroenteritis or pancreatitis increase as a result of this. Check your pet's IDs! Is their microchip registered with your current information? Do their external ID tags have the appropriate phone number? Keep them confined. The safest place for your pet during this time is inside your home. If you have a cat who lives both indoor and outdoor consider keeping them inside a few days before the holiday since celebrations can take place early and you cannot reliably confine them at a moment's notice. The crate can be a great tool for dogs and can actually help minimize their stress during this time. Reflect upon your pet's stress level and consider what actions or tools you can use to effectively help them. For some pets, simple anti-anxiety tools or medications combined with the right environment can make a world of difference. Some pets require sedation during fireworks time in order to be truly comfortable. Don't forget that Moorpark fireworks take place at 9pm on July 3rd. Please contact us and we will be happy to discuss keeping your pet safe and happy during this holiday time. If you are unsure if your pet's microchip is registered with your current information you can click here to register your pet's microchip for a one-time lifetime registration fee or to change your info at no charge if previously registered.

Meet Bambi… this month’s featured pet

This 10 year old Chihuahua is the worlds biggest sweetheart. She's even nice to her teddy! Bambi Stalter

Client Appreciation Night and Open House

Open House Flyer Final DraftJoin us for a night of food, refreshments, giveaways, and raffles. We want to take time to tell you how much we appreciate you and also celebrate our recent accomplishments. Within the past year we have had the honor of becoming the only Gold status certified Cat Friendly Practice, of passing our AAHA re-accreditation inspection with flying colors, and becoming a top 4 finalist for the Practice of the Year Awards in the United States and Canada. We are excited to host a photobooth and caricature artist as well as give away our raffle grand prizes of a brand-new Keurig and a Malibu Safari Wine Tour. RSVP to this event by e-mailing us at by May 28th. We can't wait to see you there!

Would You Like us to Feature Your Pet?

chewbacca npw 1We want to know more about your fur babies! Submit your favorite photo of your pet and answer the following questions: My humans named me: My nickname is: My favorite thing is: I am special because: You can e-mail submissions to or post them directly to our Facebook page. Submissions made during National Pet Week May 1st-7th will be entered into our contest and the winner will receive a complimentary exam. Regardless, we would love to feature your pet on our social media. Note: The act of photo submission is an act, whereby doing so, that authorizes Moorpark Veterinary Hospital to use these photographs for their website or any forms of social media. The photographs then become the sole and exclusive property of Moorpark Veterinary Hospital and any claims that might arise from the use of these images are released.
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