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Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

April 30th is Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, a day to celebrate shelter dogs and cats and the joy they bring to our lives. But the celebration isn’t all this day is about; it’s meant as an encouragement for those looking for new pets to...

We Want the Heart, Not Heartworms

April is Heartworm Awareness Month, and we’re glad to get the chance to highlight the importance of preventing this deadly disease. Heartworms are spread through the bites of infected mosquitos, which leave larvae inside your pet. The worms grow up and live in the heart,...

AAHA Accredited Again!

Every year the American Animal Hospital Association (or AAHA) evaluates veterinary practices to see if they meet that year’s medical, technical, and personal standards and award them accreditation, or official recognition. We are proud to say that, upon this year’s evaluation, we not only met...

Of Pets and Arthritis

It’s that time of year! The sun is shining finally and the fresh air beckons! Dog parks are bursting with wiggling, happy dogs working feverishly to expend that pent-up energy from the rainy season and cats are stretching out those long legs and having to...

It’s Dr. Olsen!

Meet Dr. Danielle Olsen, one of our fantastic veterinarians and a true local who was born and raised in Cupertino. Dr. Olsen is a graduate of UC Davis Veterinary Medical School, and after operating her own house-call business for almost a decade, she has returned...

Planning a Road Trip With Fido

The joy of having a pet means taking them on vacation with you. If you’re hitting the road soon with your best friend for Spring Break, make sure you plan ahead and travel accordingly so both of you have the most comfortable trip possible. Here...

Pet Poison Prevention

National Poison Prevention Week, which was enacted by Congress in 1961, always occurs on the third week in March. This year for 2019, it falls from March 18 to March 24th.So, what exactly is the purpose of National Poison Prevention Week?This specific week has been...

Meet Jill!

Jill Fulton is the magic behind the scenes at West Valley Pet Clinic. As our practice manager, she makes sure everything runs smoothly, including making sure our OSHA and AAHA standards are exceeded and all the humans are happy (with this staff, that’s definitely not...

Give Your Pet Something to Smile About!

Did you know that it’s currently pet dental month? Also, did you know that last month was also pet dental month, AND next month will be pet dental month? The point is, oral pet care never ends.Without proper dental hygiene routines, pets develop periodontal disease,...

Meet Dr. Hsu!

A Bay Area native, Dr. Jenny Hsu joins our team after graduating cum laude from UC Irvine and with honors from UC Davis. Dr. Hsu is fluent in Korean and English and has many skills in veterinary care—she is certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture and...