Newsletters

Meet Felicia!

Felicia Silva is one of our (amazing) receptionists at West Valley Pet Clinic, where her luminous personality is a very welcome asset! Born and raised here in San Jose, Felicia grew up with backyard chickens, doves and finches, and still occasionally assists her uncle in the dove business. At...

Pet Pride!

The Silicon Valley Pride Festival and Parade happens the weekend of August 24th- 25th at Plaza de César Chávez Park in downtown San Jose. We’ll have a booth on site on Sunday August 25th from 12-6pm and would love to see you! Click here for more information on this...

Join Us at the Saratoga Classic Car Show

We’ll be showing off our ’69 Bronco at the Saratoga Classic Car Show coming up Sunday, July 28th and we’d like to personally invite you out for all the fun! Our vintage Bronco is still serving us well as the West Valley Veterinary mobile vet vehicle, and it also...

Yes—We Make House Calls!

Make it easy on yourself and your pet with West Valley Pet Clinic’s Mobile Veterinary Service! It’s ideal for pets that are stressed by travel or vet visits, busy families, those with transportation issues and pets and people with mobility limitations.    High-quality, routine care and testing is available twice...

Foxtails: Tiny Seeds, Big Problems

Foxtails are one of the more serious pet hazards: not only can they work their way into any part of your dog or cat, but they’re very hard to find in a pet’s fur. They like to get around, too—a foxtail in the nose can migrate to the...

We Believe in Just Food For Dogs!

At West Valley Pet Clinic, we have seen first-hand how important good nutrition is for a pet’s health—in prevention of disease as well as management of some conditions. That’s why we carry and recommend Just Food For Dogs. This brand is one of our favorites because we...

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...