Pets and the Solar Eclipse

With the August 21st solar eclipse soon approaching we are told not to look at it without special glasses. This is because the sun sends powerful UV rays towards the earth which are most powerful when looking directly at the sun, on any day, not just during the eclipse. The UV rays damage the retina, the […]

Fleas, Mosquitos & Ticks, OH MY!

Summer Parasites that “bug” Your Pet and Advice from Your Vet in Chula Vista! Fun& sun but for your pet it is parasite season. Fleas – When a flea gets on your pet, it bites your pet every 10 minutes. Depending on the product, the topical flea medication takes 45min to 6 hours to kill […]

Heat and Your Pets

HEAT can kill your pet Summer…Beach, barbecues, errands, and shopping for barbecues, fun. Taking your pet with you seems like a good Idea and companion on the errands. Look harder at the stats. Point 1; did you know that a parked car outside at 78.F will get to 100-120.F in just a few minutes. O.K […]

Fleas, Ticks and Worm Medications

Pacific Pet Hospital in Chula Vista, Ca discuses Fleas, Ticks and Worm medications. The daunting challenge for owners of what products to use to protect their pets from fleas, ticks, and worms. Here is the vast array of products ; Dogs; K-9 Advantix 11, Advantage Multi, Advantage, Vectra 3D, Comfortis, Trifexis, Activyl, Bravecto, Tri-heart, Frontline, […]

What to Do When Your Pet Goes Missing

Pacific Pet Hospital in Chula Vista Helps Owners Find Lost Pets Panic, fear, helplessness. When you first realize your pet is missing it is a combination of all these feelings. One in four pets will go missing or become lost according to the ASPCA. The one major thing you have working for you to be […]

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