Napa County Animal Shelter "Clear the Shelter" Event

On Saturday May 5, the California Pet team joined together with the Napa County Animal Shelter for their annual "Clear the Shelter" event. It certainly was an amazing day for everyone involved! A record 32 pets found new homes that day. 13 cats/kittens, 17 dogs/puppies and 2 rabbits! It was the biggest event in the history […]

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Does My Pet Have Food Allergies?

"Why is Fido scratching so much? His skin is red, he’s losing hair and his eyes have been weepy as well." "Lucy seems to be getting so many ear infections this year, I wonder why?" "I’ve noticed that Fluffy has been vomiting and has had diarrhea ever since we changed her food. I wonder if […]

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Meet our new Veterinarian: Dr. Felicity Moffatt

Motivated at an early age by my love of animals and a passion for science, I always dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. I graduated from The University of Melbourne, Australia, in 2011 with first class honors. As a new graduate, I moved to the United Kingdom to start my career in a busy hospital in […]

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Pyometra: Why you should spay sooner rather than later...

Last month we discussed what may happen in an un-spayed female. So what causes a pyometra? A pyometra is an infection of the uterus. It is the result of hormonal changes in the female’s reproductive tract. A normal uterus has white blood cells that combat infection. These cells are inhibited in the uterus during estrus, […]

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Groveway Veterinary Hospital: re-accredited and celebrating!

We are proud to announce that Groveway Veterinary Hospital is re-accredited and celebrating! We have been re-awarded the American Animal Hospital Association’s top honor, AAHA accreditation. This means your pets are being cared for by one of the top 12-15% of animal hospitals in the United States and Canada. Having been established for over 80 […]

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Dr. Patrice Wehren

Meet our new Veterinarian: Dr. Patrice Wehren

Cats and dogs were ever present growing up in a small town in upstate New York, despite the crowded conditions (5 siblings and my mother). Luckily, I also had the opportunity to work with my neighbor’s horses starting in late elementary school. I entered college as a pre-vet student and ended up getting a degree […]

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Spaying and Neutering: Top 10 most frequently asked questions

Unsure if spaying or neutering is the best decision for you and your pet? Here we answer your most frequently asked questions about spaying and neutering: What does "spaying" mean? The word “spay” refers to the sterilization of female pets. During the ovariohysterectomy, or the typical “spay”, the ovaries, fallopian tubes and uterus are removed from a […]

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Spaying and Neutering: 101

What is spaying and neutering? Simply put, it is surgically altering an animal so it can no longer reproduce. Neutering can apply to both males and females, while spaying generally refers to a female animal. People often wonder about the pros and cons of spaying/neutering their pet. With so many opinions and studies found on […]

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Hills Dental Diet

Keep forgetting to brush your pet's teeth at home? Notice bacteria-laden plaque build-up above the gumline? Schedule your pet's dental cleaning today and why not try Hills Dental Diet? The kibble is clinically proven to help reduce plaque, stain, and tartar buildup. See below more information. Canine Diet Feline Diet If you have further questions or […]

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Dr. Roussille with cat

Meet our new Veterinarian: Dr. Louis Roussille

My name is Dr. Louis Roussille and my journey to becoming a veterinarian began when I was a toddler. I don’t remember the exact moment it started, but I’d like to think it was when I was napping in our doghouse under the watchful eye of the family dog. "I spent my childhood trying to […]

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