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First Aid for Pets – Important Information for When an Emergency Happens

Nor Cal Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital provides exceptional emergency veterinary services, but there are times you have to act immediately to save your pet and then bring him or her into the clinic. Human first aid courses are plentiful, have you ever considered some pet first aid training? Until you can find such a…

border collie with a first aid kit

What You Need to Know About Stocking a First Aid Kit for Your Pet

Almost every home has a first aid kit for the human residents, but have you forgotten your furry family members? Nor Cal Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital does provide 24/7 emergency veterinary services, and we offer other specialty services by appointment, but what about vacations or disaster situations? If you can’t get to us immediately,…

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Paying for a Pet Emergency – What to Know

Unlike human emergency rooms, vets aren’t required by law to treat patients and they don’t get government funding. You, the pet owner, need to be prepared to cover the costs. Unfortunately, emergency veterinary services can get very expensive very fast, just like human emergencies. Fortunately, several options are available to assist you in time of…