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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…

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What You Need to Know About Keeping Pets for Stress Reduction

Over the past few years, science has finally figured out what pet owners have known for millennia — people with pets are healthier and happier. Seeing eye dogs have been joined by animals who provide dozens of therapies from simple companionship to diabetic episode detection and more. Nor Cal Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital provides…