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Parasites by Frank Utchen, DVM

tudies show that more than 1/3 of the nation's dogs are infected with intestinal parasites. These can be microscopic single-celled organisms, or larger worms that are several inches long. For complicated biological reasons, most puppies are actually born with a type of intestinal worm called Ascarids, otherwise commonly referred to as “roundworms”.


Olivia Winson, DVM - Veterinarian Highlight of the Month

Dr. Winson is a graduate of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, originally hailing from Toronto, Canada. Prior to arriving at BRVC, Dr. Winson worked in the Bay Area, primarily in emergency and critical care...


The Case of the Blocked Cat by Erin Selby

Maybe it was the strange overcast weather or perhaps it was something in the water; but within 36 hours we had four male cats hospitalized for an extremely serious veterinary emergency—urinary obstruction...


A New Year & Preventive Health: Dog & Cat Vaccine 101 by Trevor Miller, DVM

Vaccines are an important tool for disease prevention in individual animals, as well as for disease control on a global scale. Vaccinations are designed to strengthen your pet's immune system against infectious disease, to either prevent or minimize symptoms, should they later become infected...


December Employee of the Month: Lauren Szyszka

We are excited and honored to name Lauren as our December Employee of the Month! Lauren has been with Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center & Urgent Care for almost 3 years and recently transferred to our partner Feline Medical Center in Pleasanton...


Service Animals and PTSD

Both the Smithsonian Magazine and Department of Veterans Affairs outline how service animals provide emotional support in the recovery of Soldiers suffering from PTSD.


Ask the Vet – Pancreatitis in Pets

Let's start by explaining what the pancreas is. The pancreas is an organ that sits behind the stomach. It produces digestive enzymes, which help us to digest our food...


Tips for socializing kittens

Just like it is for puppies, proper socialization is important for kittens. Kittens can be intimidated by sudden movements, loud noises, or strange people. Socializing takes patience and dedication but your hard work can result in an affectionate and confident feline companion...


October Employee of the Month: Debbie Mullins

Our October Employee of the Month is truly BRVC’s secret weapon. As Administrative Assistant, Debbie Mullins works behind the scenes to support the smooth operation of our hospital...


Ask Your Vet: Peanut Butter Safety Warning by Stefanie Wong, DVM

Breaking News: We just learned that xylitol, a sugar substitute most commonly seen in sugar-free gum and other sugar-free products, is now showing up in peanut butter and other nut butters...


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