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Looking For Information on Parasites?December 8, 2015

If you are looking for information on parasites Parasite Center Inc. has some great information.  If you click on the link above you will get a listing of more parasites than you knew existed and great information about each one of them.

You Asked For It!April 29, 2015

Many of our clients have asked us to offer discounted vaccines at times other than Thursday morning. We have listened and we are going to try something new. If it works out well for everyone, we will continue the new plan. We are now offering discounted vaccine prices week days (Monday –Friday) if your pet has had the legally required doctor’s exam within the past 12 months. A technician/assistant will administer the vaccinations to your pet and do a brief exam… Read more »

Important New Understanding of Vitamin DMay 22, 2014

There is a growing body of evidence that low stores of Vitamin D are associated with a wide range of diseases in dogs, cats and humans, including: Cancer Heart Disease Autoimmune diseases including Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and others Kidney Disease Hyperthyroidism Feline tooth resorption For many years, we have known about the importance of Vitamin D for healthy bones and calcium metabolism. Expanding models of Vitamin D look at its impact beyond bone support. With the new “comprehensive understanding”.. Read more »

Dog Bite FactsMarch 30, 2014

Latest Pet Food RecallsMarch 30, 2014

Every month it seems there are more pet food recalls. did you know we have a list of all the latest recalls here on our website? Here’s a link to find the latest recalls …. http://goo.gl/Qz7CPa

Sunnycrest Dental Discount Month 2014February 27, 2014

In 1991 during the recession, we became very disturbed when we found ourselves putting pets to sleep with kidney failure and heart disease that could have been prevented.  These pets did not have to die.  With a desire to help financially challenged clients we were inspired to start the Sunnycrest Animal Care Center Dental Awareness Program. We have continued to have our Annual Dental Special since 1991 and even had an extra dental special last October. Unfortunately, we are still seeing many.. Read more »

Your dogs’ Guilty Look Doesn’t Mean They Know They’ve Done WrongFebruary 27, 2014

Seen all those pictures of guilty looking pets on Facebook and other social media sites? According to a study done by Alexandra Horowitz an associate professor of psychology at Barnard College those sad eyes, laid back ears and tails between the legs just mean the pet is aware that their owner is angry. They’re not feeling a bit guilty!    

Animal Health Foundation’s Dog Walk and Pet Fair – Sunday March 30, 2014, Irvine Regional Park Section 4.February 27, 2014

Here’s the scoop! * You can register to take the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test with your dog while at the affair. Appointments for testing begin at 10 AM * Wags and Wiggles Agility Demonstrations * Disc Dogs Demonstrations * FREE Raffle Ticket for all walk registrants * Silent Auction and Raffle ($3000 worth of items) * 3 trails to choose from for the walk! * AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluations starting at 10 A.M. Booths * AHF Pet Partners.. Read more »

Are You Thinking About Getting a New Puppy?December 12, 2013

Know Where Your Puppy Came From! ‘Puppy mills’ have gone global. ‘Puppy mills’ are large-scale dog breeders and sellers that fail to ensure proper welfare and veterinary care of dogs under their care. In the past decade, the number of puppies imported to California has greatly increased—over 100 dogs arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) monthly. We have not had an imported dog with rabies since 2004. However, many puppies are arriving from countries where rabies is common in dogs… Read more »

Dog Treat WarningOctober 23, 2013

Federal animal health officials announced Tuesday that Chinese jerky treats have caused a mysterious illness outbreak in more than 3,600 dogs (and ten cats) and the death of about 600 pets. About 500 dogs and nine cats died from the Chinese treats as of January.       Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/10/23/the-fda-has-no-idea-why-jerky-treats-are-killing-hundreds-of-dogs/#ixzz2iaib7vg9