Human Coronavirus

By |2020-03-26T18:28:23+00:00March 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Human Coronavirus (COVID-19) Measures Please read this important message from our Hospital Director Dr. Jenna Cooper: At Banderas Pet Hospital we always strive to provide personalized, family first veterinary medicine.  Our focus currently is to ensure that our patients, their owners and our staff are all kept healthy during this time. While [...]

FDA Releases An Update On Diets Related To Heart Disease In Pets

By |2019-07-02T16:57:34+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Recent FDA update on diets related to heart disease in pets “In July of 2018 the FDA began an investigation on reports of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in many “grain free” labelled diets”.  Today they released additional information including a list of brands being reported by clients.   Dog Food Brands Named Most Frequently [...]

Something’s In The Air…What to do if your pet has allergies!

By |2019-05-13T19:21:55+00:00May 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

  What to do if your pet is licking its feet One of the most common symptoms that I will see a pet for is excessive paw licking and the brown paw staining that goes with it.  Most pet owners are unaware of what is causing it and take it as the pet just being [...]

Why You Should Get your Pet Microchipped

By |2018-07-13T18:09:15+00:00July 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Getting your pet microchipped makes sense for any pet owner.  If your pet is microchipped, you have a greater chance that your furry friend finds their way home if they run away. Unfortunately, many pet owners whose dogs go AWOL never see their beloved pets again. Let’s look at some of the reasons why it [...]

Achoo! A Guide for your Pet’s Allergies

By |2017-07-04T23:12:29+00:00March 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Have you noticed your pet sneezing more lately? With spring here and the weather getting warmer, you may find that your pet starts showing signs of allergies. Pollen in the air is usually associated with allergies in humans, however pet allergies are very common and can cause itching, sneezing, watery eyes, and wheezing. What You [...]

Danger: Bad Foods for your Furry Friends

By |2017-07-04T23:12:52+00:00February 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

We all love to share things with people and pets that we love. However, when it comes to your furry friends, there are some foods that are bad for them. Before giving in to your pet’s adorable eyes that are saying “please feed me”, you be careful about what tasty treats you throw to [...]

Is Your Dog Sneezing?

By |2017-07-04T23:13:17+00:00January 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Dogs, just like humans, have to sneeze occasionally. However, if your dog is sneezing constantly it could be a sign that something is just not quite right. Before you take your dog to the vets for a checkup, there are some ways to find out why is your dog sneezing. Common Reasons for your Dog [...]

The Importance of Bloodwork for your Furry Friend

By |2017-07-04T23:13:35+00:00December 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Very often during a routine visit to the vet, you will be advised to get a blood test done on your pet. Because the blood work involves extra cost, many pet owners are hesitant to agree to this. However, blood work is very important for your furry friend. Here are some of the important reasons [...]

Did you Know your Pets Age Faster Than You?

By |2017-07-04T23:13:54+00:00November 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Unfortunately, it's a fact that our pets age faster than we do. Just like aging in humans, advanced years brings more health issues for older pets. However, with the proper pet care and attention, there is much that you can do to help your dog or cat live a happy and fulfilled life even in [...]