Pet Tips

Top 5 Questions We Hear at Our Wilderness Talks

SAGE veterinarians have spoken to hundreds of dog owners at our Wilderness First Aid talks at local REI stores. Here are some of the most common questions we hear: Are there any NSAIDS that are safe for dogs? SAGE Redwood City criticalist Dr. Sara Lefman says dog owners can administer low dose aspirin if, […]

Make Reunification Easy: Update Your Pet’s Microchip

We hate to think of our pets getting out and getting lost, but if that day comes, would a Good Samaritan be able to reunite you? At SAGE Centers, staff always scan for microchips when stray pets are brought in, says SAGE Dublin Emergency veterinarian Dr. Lynne Morris. “We try to contact their owners,” Dr., […]

Give Your Pet Sitter Everything They Need in the Event of an Emergency

It’s vacation season! Does your pet sitter have what they need in an emergency? If you’re hitting the road and leaving your pet with a sitter, make sure they have written permission from you to take your pet to a veterinarian and authorize care while you’re away.  When pet sitters are unsure about their, […]

Grab a brush, it’s National Hairball Awareness Day!

National Hairball Awareness Day is April 27, and while the event may draw chuckles from some, cat owners know that hairballs are no laughing matter. In fact, a mass of undigested hair in a cat’s intestinal tract can cause serious health problems, which is why awareness and efforts to control hairballs are so important., […]

Keep Dogs Winter Safe

Winter Tips to Protect Your Dog from the Rain and Snow

Many dog owners like to get out with their pups on a winter day. But it’s important to remember that cold weather can present health hazards for your pet if you’re not prepared. If you’re planning on being outdoorsy this winter, here are a few tips to keep your dog safe from the damp, […]

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