As warmer weather is becoming more of a norm, we wanted to share a few benefits of keeping regular grooming appointments! Our in-house groomer, Cerena, is available on Mondays, Fridays, and on the first and third Saturday of every month. Booking regular grooming appointments for your dog doesn’t just keep him pretty, it keeps him … Continue reading Grooming!
Known for their distinctive red fur, orangutans are the largest arboreal mammal, spending most of their time in trees. Long, powerful arms and grasping hands and feet allow them to move through the branches. These great apes share 96.4% of our genes and are highly intelligent creatures. The name orangutan means "man of the forest" … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Orangutan
Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Transmitted through tick bites, the disease can be difficult to detect and can cause serious and recurring health problems. Therefore, it is best to prevent infection by taking appropriate measures to … Continue reading Lyme Disease Prevention Month!
The world’s smallest population of mountain gorillas—a subspecies of the eastern gorilla—is split in two and scientists have debated whether they may be two separate subspecies. A bit more than half live in the Virunga Mountains, a range of extinct volcanoes that border the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. The remainder can be … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Mountain Gorilla
The weather is getting warmer, and for the Northern California area we all know what that means: wildfires. If a natural disaster strikes, do you have a plan in place for your pet? "Leaving pets out of evacuation plans can put pets, pet owners, and first responders in danger. Even if you try to create … Continue reading Disaster Season, are you prepared?
The Malayan Tigers natural habitat is in the Malayan Peninsula of Southeast Asia, particularly in the southern and central parts of this beautiful country. Its scientific name is Panthera tigris jacksoni.. The difference in its scientific names is due to the country of its origins wanting to be included in its official name. Despite its … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Malayan Tiger
Ticks are blood-sucking arthropods that can transmit a wide variety of diseases such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF), tularemia, babesiosis, anaplasmosis, and erlichiosis. Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in Placer County. Quick Facts about TICKS: They can be found most commonly in grassy, brushy, or wooded … Continue reading Spring is TICK season.