Can you believe another year has come and gone? And what a year it was! At Redwood Veterinary Hospital, we have been blessed to care for so many wonderful fur friends and partner with their loving families. Our goal is to always give our pets the greatest quality of care in veterinary health for a long and happy life. 

The aim of our blog is to provide relevant, informative content on all things relating to pet health. We also throw out the occasional entertaining and light-hearted blog for good measure. We are pleased that we have had so many loyal readers, and we look forward to providing excellent content for pet owners. 

So, now to our top 5 pet blogs of 2019!

Redwood Veterinary Hospital’s Most-Read Blogs of the Year

5. Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a condition that causes the muscular wall of a cat’s heart to thicken and become stiff. This reduces the heart’s efficiency and sometimes creates symptoms in other parts of the body. Read more…

4. Itchy and Miserable: Managing Pet Allergies
Are you kept awake at night by your best furry friend jangling their collar with intense scratching? Maybe you notice your pooch chewing on their feet more often than not. If so, your pet could be suffering from allergies. Read on!

3. Why are Foxtails a Danger to Your Pet?
Foxtails… The name conjures up images of soft, fluffy plants that seem pretty harmless, right? Actually, wrong! Foxtails, rye grass, gamma grass, cheatgrass and other common members of this plant family are well known for the injuries they can inflict on pets. Keep reading…

2. Is Canine Heart Disease Linked to Grain-Free Food?
Grain-free and boutique dog foods have been getting a lot of heat lately because of a possible link to dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs. The relationship between certain types of food and DCM is very complicated, and continued research suggests we still have a lot to learn. Continue…

1. Many Rescue Pets From the Camp Fire Still Need Loving Homes
The Camp Fire was the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in our state’s history, and it was the world’s most expensive natural disaster of 2018. In the wake of unrelenting tragedy, responders took immediate note of the area’s animal residents. Read more…

Looking Ahead to a Fantastically Furry New Year

As we forge ahead into a great new year, we wonder if you have made any resolutions for your pet? To brush their teeth more or spend more quality time bonding? How about giving them more exercise? Whatever you choose, we know that your best pal is a priority. 

If you would like to suggest a topic that is important to you, please do not hesitate to call us. We would love your input.

Happy New Year!