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June 22, 2018
Summer means hot weather! That hot weather poses a potential danger to your pets. Keep reading for warm weather tips and general guidelines, information on heat stroke, and even suggestions for keeping your small mammal pets (rabbits, guinea pigs, etc) cool in the summer time. Read More


June 25, 2018
Have you ever heard of GDV or bloat? Gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV) is a life-threatening emergency that we frequently see at Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center. To learn what it is, how we diagnose it, how we treat it and how you can prevent it, keep reading.
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June 1, 2018
The Fourth of July is the perfect summer celebration - warm weather, a day off work, delicious barbecued food, plus friends, family, and fireworks! It's hard to find a more winning combination which is why it is not a surprise that the Fourth of July is a favorite holiday for many people; for our pets, however, it is a different story. All the excitement, activity, tempting foods, and loud noises can cause stress, sickness, and fear in our furry companions. Here are some tips on how to help your pet stay safe and stress-free on the Fourth of July. Read More


February 20, 2016
Has your pet been itching or scratching? This time of year we have a lot of dogs (and even some cats!) coming in for itching, chewing, licking, hair loss and skin rashes. In the majority of these cases, the underlying cause is allergies; however, often pets will also have a skin infection on top of this, causing even more problems. Read More


April 2, 2017
Last spring I was on a hike with my dog and we encountered a rattlesnake. What can I do to protect my dog from rattlesnakes? What should I do if a rattlesnake bites my dog?


To answer this question I’ll provide some basic background information on rattlesnakes and their bites, then discuss the rattlesnake vaccine. Read More


May 23, 2018
As of May 18, 2018 we have made the following changes to canine flu vaccine requirements. If you are boarding with us in the coming weeks please make sure to have the first vaccine in the series within 7 days of check in or be current on your annual vaccination. Read More


February 14, 2018
Did you know that February is national pet dental health month? At Bishop Ranch, we are celebrating dental month with $50 off dental cleanings. While I recommend that every pet get regular dental care at home, if enough hard tartar or calculus has built up on the teeth, no amount of tooth brushing or home care is going to get rid of it. If pets have a significant amount of build up on their teeth, a dental cleaning is needed first. Please talk with your regular veterinarian to get your pet's teeth assessed and see what the best plan for their dental care is. Read More


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