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Mission Valley Pet Clinic Blog

Check out the latest information and tips from the Mission Valley Pet Clinic team!

How to Keep Your Pet Cool

How to Keep Your Pet Cool

The summer weather is upon us and our pets are feeling the heat. Here are three different ways you can keep your furry companion cool.   #1: Fit your dog with a cooling vest Unlike cooling pads, cooling vests can go with your pet while they’re exercising and...

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Is Fostering a Pet Right For You?

Is Fostering a Pet Right For You?

Did you know that June is National Foster a Pet Month? If you are thinking about fostering a pet this month, be sure to ask yourself these questions before applying to be a pet foster parent.   Question: Will my current pet accept a new pet? Answer: Although you...

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Tips for Enrichment for Indoor Cats

Tips for Enrichment for Indoor Cats

Your feline friend may enjoy staring out at nature from inside the house. But, without properly enriched indoor environments, cats become increasingly bored and are likely to gain unhealthy amounts of weight. Our team has put together this list of five easy ways that...

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Does Your Dog Have Anxiety?

Does Your Dog Have Anxiety?

You can likely tell when your pooch is happy, but what about when they’re anxious? Our team at Mission Valley Pet Clinic wants to help you learn how to spot potential anxiety signs in your dog so you can help them get the support they need.    Anxiety signs in dogs...

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Common Myths About Heartworm

Common Myths About Heartworm

You probably already know how important it is to protect your pet against heartworm. But our team wants to make sure you have all the facts by debunking the most common heartworm myths.   Myth: Only dogs get heartworms Truth: Heartworms can infect any mammal,...

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Why You Need to Microchip Your Pets

Why You Need to Microchip Your Pets

If only your pet could talk. If only your pet could tell a stranger who finds him on the street his name and where he lives, and who his owners are. But your pet can’t talk, and he can’t tell anyone where he lives if he becomes lost.    Lost pet statistics More...

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