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Much Ado About Canine Flu, and Other Canine Respiratory Diseases

With the pandemic struggles of this past year, you may have researched and learned a lot about human respiratory diseases—perhaps more than you ever wanted to know. COVID-19, which is caused by the coronavirus (SARS CoV-2) in humans, has become a much talked about respiratory disease. Did you know that dogs can also catch certain [...]

Sink Your Teeth in to Your Pet’s Dental Care

Caring for your pet involves more than feeding, walking, and getting them vaccinated. While some pets, especially cats, may seem independent and easy going, it's critical that you make their health and wellness an ongoing priority throughout their life. Many pet owners are unaware that their pets are suffering from dental disease, yet more than [...]

Keeping Your Pet Healthy in 2021: A Seasonal Guide

At Otay Pet Vets, we know how much you care about your furry family members, because we care about them as much. That’s why we’re encouraging you to advocate for your pet’s health all year long. While setting your goals and resolutions is popular at the start of a new year, why not aim to [...]

Prepping Your Pets for the Holidays and New Year

The holiday season is a time of joy, cheer, and generosity—and a chaotic time for our pets. While many of our holiday plans may be dialed down this year, helping your pets keep a routine with adequate exercise and attention is still important. Additionally, keeping pets safe and secure from certain holiday hazards is absolutely [...]

6 Ways to Shower Your Senior Pet with Love

In honor of Adopt a Senior Pet Month, we’re shining the spotlight on these gold-hearted, gray-faced pets who deserve to spend their remaining years with a loving family in peace and comfort. Whether you plan on adopting an older pet to share your home, or you already have an elderly cat or dog, these senior [...]

5 Tips to Turn Your Pet’s Halloween into All Treats and No Tricks

Although trick or treating has been cancelled in the Chula Vista region, your family likely will still celebrate Halloween. If your furry pal joins the festivities, plenty of holiday hazards can turn Halloween from a delightful scare to a terrifying tragedy. As the spooky season kicks into high gear, ensure your pet experiences only treats—but [...]

Veterinary Technicians Lead the Charge in Patient Care

Here at Otay Pet Vets, we rely heavily on our registered veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants to provide world-class nursing care to our beloved patients. We treasure each and every dedicated veterinary team member, but the second week in October is always a special time of recognition and celebration. This year’s National Veterinary Technician Week [...]

Working On Wellness: Why Your Cat Needs Routine Veterinary Care

As a cat owner, you may be less than enthused about transporting your feline friend to their annual wellness exam, especially since they have no illness or disease signs. However, by choosing a Cat Friendly Practice, like Otay Pet Vets, you can guarantee your cat receives the best veterinary experience and care possible. As a [...]

5 Surprising Facts About AAHA Accreditation

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), one of the veterinary industry’s most well-known and well-respected organizations, comprises veterinary professionals dedicated to advancements in medicine and patient care. In fact, AAHA is the only organization that has the ability to accredit veterinary hospitals in the U.S. and Canada. This means that they work with and guide [...]

Could Your Pet’s Lump Be Cancer?

Your pet is a beloved family member, and finding a lump that has suddenly popped up can be frightening. Your mind no doubt instantly thinks of cancer, although that may not always be the case. Some lumps and bumps can appear for other reasons, including allergic reactions, cysts, and abscesses, none of which are malignant. [...]

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