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In The News: Training Dogs to Sniff Out Covid-19

Posted by on Apr 15, 2021 in Dogs, In The News | 0 comments

In The News: Training Dogs to Sniff Out Covid-19

For years dogs have been used for their exceptional sense of smell to locate drugs, weapons and explosives. Now science is honing in on that skill to sniff out Covid-19.

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Ask the Vet: Are Dogs Color Blind?

Posted by on Feb 11, 2021 in Ask The Vet, Dogs | 0 comments

Ask the Vet: Are Dogs Color Blind?

We spend so much time and money trying to take good, proper care of our pets. We take them to the veterinarian; we make sure they’re getting the best food. As owners, we try to see the world through our pets’ eyes to help us understand them better. But have you ever stopped to think about whether dogs can see colors like us humans?

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3 Reasons You Really Shouldn’t Buy Someone a Pet for Christmas

Posted by on Dec 4, 2020 in Cats, Dogs | 0 comments

3 Reasons You Really Shouldn’t Buy Someone a Pet for Christmas

There are few things that leave you with more of a warm and fuzzy feeling than sharing a new, wriggly puppy or tiny kitten -- or any other pet -- with someone for Christmas. The sheer joy and excitement on their face is enough to tell you that you made the right decision in getting your friend or loved one a pet . . . or did you? It's a sad reality that your local veterinarian often sees pets brought to shelters or abandoned after the glitter of the holidays is worn off. Here are a few reasons why you should consider carefully before buying a new pet for someone over the holidays.

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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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