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Combating doggie BO with medicated baths in Costa Mesa

Medicated Baths in Costa Mesa

Sharing your time, home, and maybe even your furniture with a four-legged friend can be incredibly rewarding. But when your dog smells bad, the relationship turns arms-length fast. Most cases of dog body odor are rooted in skin problems. Medicated baths at All Creatures Care Cottage in Costa Mesa addresses the source of the odor rather than covering symptoms with perfumed products that may worsen the condition. Smelly circumstances  Unpleasant dog smell can have many medical causes. Overcoming odor begins with a thorough veterinary examination. Normal sources of light scent, that should be manageable with routine bathing, include: Perspiration from … Continue reading

Choosing a Cat Boarding Facility in Costa Mesa

Cat Boarding Costa Mesa

For cat owners, leaving home for a substantial period is stressful. Boarding can be a good option for your feline, and bring peace of mind for you. How do you find a qualified cat boarding facility in the Costa Mesa area? Keep reading. Why choose boarding? While cats don’t usually mind alone time as much as dogs, they need regular feeding, fresh water, and attention. A friend or neighbor may not have the time or experience to care for your cat properly. A safe facility that caters to cats has these advantages for your pet: Avoids stress of being crated … Continue reading

Dog Dental Care Keeps Costa Mesa Companions Healthier

Smiling Veterinarian with Dog, Dog Dental Care Costa Mesa

As a responsible pet owner, you give your best friend high quality food, regular exercise, grooming, and veterinary care. However, if you are like thousands of other Costa Mesa residents, you probably overlook an essential wellness component – dog dental care. Canine cavities  Dogs can develop tooth decay, although it is less common than in humans. Your dog’s mouth hosts many strains of oral bacteria. The variety known as Streptococcus mutans, which feasts on starches and sugars, is largely responsible for cavity-causing acids. Because animals don’t naturally consume a lot of carbohydrates, their bacterial microsystem doesn’t readily foster tooth decay. … Continue reading

Affordable vet care in the Huntington Beach, CA area includes vital diagnostics

Affordable Vet Care Huntington Beach CA

You want the best vet care for your dog or cat. Yet, the cost of healthcare for pets is naturally a concern. Dr. Rand Spongberg and his team at All Creatures Care Cottage strive to make the highest level of care affordable on virtually any budget. This philosophy includes advanced, on-site diagnostics for prevention and accurate evaluation of health issues. Clients throughout the Huntington Beach, CA area find this approach saves money (as well as discomfort for the pet) in the long term. Importance of diagnostics Diagnostic testing is critical in developing a clear picture of your pet’s overall health, … Continue reading

Comprehensive animal care in the Newport Beach, CA area: Much more than a spay/neuter clinic

Animal Care Clinic Newport Beach CA

There are many well-run veterinary clinics across the country that offer valuable services to pets and owners. However, the word “clinic” brings to mind treatment based on speed, rather than personal attention. That style is necessary for operations that emphasize completing as many spay/neuter procedures or vaccinations in as little time as possible. At All Creatures Care Cottage, we take a different approach. Here, animal care is personalized and unhurried, with a focus on prevention and prescriptions to maintain pet’s wellness. That philosophy is one of the reasons pet owners from all over the Newport Beach, CA area trust our … Continue reading

Guidance for Irvine, CA pet owners on what to do between teeth cleanings

Dr. Rand Spongberg Explains about Pet Teeth Cleaning

Dogs and cats are not as prone to tooth decay as humans are. However, pets develop plaque and tartar, leading to gum disease. Periodontal problems can lead to life-threatening heart, kidney, and liver ailments. Regular teeth cleaning keeps pets in the Irvine, CA area healthier and happier. Dr. Rand Spongberg shares tips for maintaining pet oral hygiene between cleanings. Professional cleanings are essential Pets teeth should be examined and professionally cleaned once a year. Prevention and maintenance can avoid costly bills for you in the future, and uncomfortable treatment for your best friend. All Creatures Care Cottage offers traditional cleanings … Continue reading

Costa Mesa area clinic offers emergency care for pets

offers emergency care for pets

At All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital, we understand that pets are family. We know that the unexpected can happen at any time, and sometimes, emergency care may be needed. Families in the Costa Mesa area can contact our dedicated team when emergencies occur for the utmost in quality care. Our team includes veterinarians who can handle pet emergencies and get your pet back to health as soon as possible. We work with families to ensure medical issues can be handled at an affordable cost, and also offer payment plans and financing for more expensive concerns. When patients come in … Continue reading

What is an Anesthesia Free Teeth Cleaning in Costa Mesa

Anesthesia Free Teeth Cleaning

At All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital, we provide the kind of care your pet deserves. We offer a selection of services to keep your pet healthy and happy and we encourage pet owners to learn more about our veterinary practice. We provide options catering to pets who cannot be put under anesthesia or for customers who do not want their pets under anesthesia for teeth cleaning. We offer anesthesia free teeth cleaning. All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital in Costa Mesa can help pets in getting their teeth cleaned without medication. With this method, the pet has their teeth … Continue reading

Dog grooming 101: Benefits of medicated shampoos in Costa Mesa

Benefits of medicated shampoos in Costa Mesa

Just like humans, pets can experience skin irritation from bug bites and other annoyances. Grooming your dog with a bath and medicated shampoo from a veterinarian in the Huntingdon Beach area can reduce itching and help your pet be more comfortable. All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital in Costa Mesa offers flea dips and medicated baths for dogs. Flea dips Keeping your dog safe from fleas and ticks is an important part of pet ownership. During a flea dip, your dog is washed and rinsed with warm water. Then flea treatment is applied and worked into the skin, and the … Continue reading

Veterinary hospital helps Newport Beach residents with their search for pet boarding places

Newport Beach residents with their search for pet boarding places

Planning a trip is stressful, even if the trip is for fun and relaxation. Remembering what to pack, buying your plane tickets, finding car rentals, figuring out ways to keep kids entertained for multiple hours of sitting, can be exhausting. All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital wants to make the decision of which pet boarding place you should use easy. Newport Beach and Huntington Beach residents can rest easy when they board their pets with us. We will ensure your animal is treated the way we want our animals treated. How to know whether a boarding place is good for … Continue reading

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"Treated my little guy great. I actually boarded him here once and he seemed to like it...wasn't nervous all coming back the next time like he had been at other clinics. And very reasonable pricing."