Pet Tips


7 Tips for Keeping Your Cat’s Weight Under Control

Just like humans, cats can get fluffy around the waistline when they eat too much and don’t exercise. And just like us, their health can suffer when they become overweight. Diabetes is the most common health problem that SAGE Veterinary Centers Internal Medicine specialist Diane Dereszynski sees in overweight cats. She also sees arthritis, […]

6 Winter Pet Safety Tips

6 Winter Pet Safety Tips

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! At least, it is for us humans. For our furry friends, it’s a season of cold weather, delicious smelling food, and super colorful decorations that they think double as pet toys. All of those things that we love about the winter holidays—the food, the decor, the, […]

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, […]

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