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Best Dog Movies on Netflix for Dog Lovers

Posted by on Nov 20, 2020 in Dogs | Comments Off on Best Dog Movies on Netflix for Dog Lovers

Best Dog Movies on Netflix for Dog Lovers

Dogs have been in movies well before the start of “talkies” in the late 1920’s. Why wouldn’t they? Everyone knows there’s something heartwarming about a dog movie. Fortunately, it seems like Hollywood has been adding more dog movies into the mix lately. Seeing pet movies is always a plus for families who have a furry friend nearby to cozy up and watch with them. Since we’re sort of stuck inside, the team decided to put together some favorites that you can watch right now on Netflix. We think our...

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How to Prepare Your Pets for the End of Working From Home

Posted by on Oct 23, 2020 in Cats, Dogs, Pet Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

How to Prepare Your Pets for the End of Working From Home

Though it may have taken you a while to adjust to working from home throughout the pandemic, chances are that your pet couldn’t be happier to have you around all day. Unfortunately for your furry friend, WFH won’t last forever -- despite what it might feel like right now. When it’s time for you to go back to the office, your dog or cat may have a difficult time acclimating to their newfound solitude. Here are a few tips and tricks from our experienced professionals to help your beloved pet transition into a healthy routine when things “get back to normal.”

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2020 Halloween Pumpkin Contest

Posted by on Oct 12, 2020 in Dogs | 0 comments

2020 Halloween Pumpkin Contest

The Sunset Vet Clinic Staff is really getting into the Halloween spirit by decorating pumpkins to display and that means it's time for a contest! Cast your vote below or at the front desk for your favorite pumpkin! The winner will be announced on Saturday, October 31! The pumpkins are outside so feel free to take a look as you drive by!

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Dog-Inspired Cocktails For Your Next Big Get Together

Posted by on Aug 28, 2020 in Dogs, Fun Stuff | 0 comments

Dog-Inspired Cocktails For Your Next Big Get Together

We love our dogs. It’s estimated that there are almost 90 million of our tail-wagging friends living with us in the US. And we love our cocktails. Why not combine these two loves? Here are several delicious drinks named after our canine companions.

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Ask the Vet: Why Won’t My Dog Eat?

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020 in Ask The Vet, Dogs | 0 comments

Ask the Vet: Why Won’t My Dog Eat?

As a dog owner, you want the best for your beloved companion. If your furry friend has been neglecting mealtimes or eating irregularly, you may be concerned that your pet’s health is at risk. While sporadic eating or skipping meals can point to larger underlying issues, it is actually fairly common behavior for a dog. Keep reading to learn more about the potential reasons that your pup is skipping meals.

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Ask the Vet: Why Do Dogs Lick Their Wounds?

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in Dogs | 0 comments

Ask the Vet: Why Do Dogs Lick Their Wounds?

When a dog has some sort of wound or injury, it is simply an instinct for them to repeatedly lick the affected area. This action is similar to humans’ tendency to rub an injured area — our way to soothe ourselves at the moment — which is exactly what injured dogs are doing when they lick their wounds. The act of licking distracts the injured dog from the pain of the wound, but it is ultimately not productive for your furry friend’s healing process. Keep reading to learn more about the risks of allowing your dog to lick its wounds and how to avoid any negative consequences.

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Sunset Veterinary Clinic Statement Regarding COVID-19

Posted by on Apr 22, 2020 in Cats, Dogs | 0 comments

At this time, SVC remains committed to continuing to provide the highest quality veterinary services to your pets while keeping our clients, staff, and families healthy and safe. Please know that in addition to our normal cleaning and sanitation protocols, we are also taking the following steps.

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Heartworm Prevention: The Key to Saving Your Pet’s Heart

Posted by on Apr 3, 2020 in Cats, Dogs, Guides | Comments Off on Heartworm Prevention: The Key to Saving Your Pet’s Heart

Heartworm Prevention: The Key to Saving Your Pet’s Heart

Our pets play such an integral part in our lives, offering love and friendship through each stage of our journey together. According to a recent research study by the American Pet Products Association, 68% of US households have at least one pet with approximately 90 million dogs and 94 million cats being the primary pets for these owners. Yet, even with all that dedicated focus on our pets, there are still diseases that have not yet been fully eradicated such as heartworm. As veterinarians, heartworm disease is one of the most...

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Pet Spotlight: Meet Ivey, The Talented Feline in the Cat Pawsitive Program

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Cats, Pet Spotlight | 0 comments

When Ivey first came to the shelter, she loved to try to trick visitors into giving her treats. She was always friendly and engaged and now loves to climb to the highest heights of her current foster family's condo to snooze in the sunshine. Ivey was the ideal candidate for the Cat Pawsitive program.

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How to Make a Your Very Own Pet First Aid Kit

Posted by on Mar 6, 2020 in Cats, Dogs | 0 comments

If you want to make sure your pets will be safe no matter where you are or what you’re doing, one of the best steps you can take is setting up a pet first aid kit. Here’s how to do it: How to Make a Pet First Aid Kit Step 1: Gather the essential items. Your pet care first aid kit should include: Emergency numbers, including numbers for your veterinarian and animal poison controlLeash and collarHand sanitizer and liquid dishwashing fluid for bathingIce packRubber glovesGauze/strips of clean cloth (non-stick)...

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