It can be stressful when your dog has unexplained diarrhea, our dogs cannot tell us how they're feeling and it can feel like guesswork trying to find out if they are OK. Today, our Bakersfield vets explain some common causes of diarrhea, what to do if your dog's stool is bloody, and when it's time to call an emergency vet.
Pet Care Tips
It is not always obvious when a situation qualifies as a pet emergency warranting a trip to an emergency vet. Today, our Bakersfield vets discuss signs that your dog or cat needs a visit to an ER for pets.
Here, our Bakersfield vets define heatstroke in dogs and provide a list of symptoms that you should watch out for as the temperature rises. We also share recommendations on how to prevent heatstroke and what to do if you think that your dog is suffering from this serious condition.
It can be alarming if your cat suddenly stops eating. Should you rush your feline friend to the emergency vet clinic or wait until your vet is available? Our Bakersfield vets share some common reasons why cats stop eating, and how to tell if it’s an emergency situation.
Tooth decay and gum disease are as common in dogs as they are in people, and just as painful. That's why caring for your dog's teeth is an important element of caring for your pup's overall health. Here, our Bakersfield vets explain how to clean a dog's mouth and keep your pup's teeth in great condition.
There are distinct benefits to both wellness plans and pet insurance, but it's important to understand the differences between them. Here, our Bakersfield vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance.
Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Bakersfield vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.
Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world and is seen in people and pets across California. In this post, our Bakersfield vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for, and treatment options.
New Patients Welcome
Stine Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vet is passionate about improving the health of Bakersfield companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.