The Berkeleysider blog has posted a story regarding a rabid bat recovered in Berkeley. Read more about it here. Although rare, rabies is still found in animal populations throughout the United States. Rabies is transmitted in the saliva of infected warm blooded animals (mammals) through mucous membranes or any break in the skin by biting, licking or scratching. Campus Veterinary Clinic recommends dogs and cats stay current on their rabies vaccines. If you are unsure of your pet’s vaccine status or wish to get their vaccines updated, call the clinic at 510-549-1252.Read More →

Although veterinary medicine has made many advances in the care of cancer related disease, there is much more that needs to be done in the effort to move such advances forward. The 2nd Annual K9 Cancer Walk is happening in Los Gatos on October 9th. We at Campus Veterinary Clinic think it’s a great cause. For more info click here.Read More →

As SF Gate reports, Oakland Zoo has broken ground on a new state-of -the-art veterinary hospital. The zoo currently houses close to 600 animals all of whom will benefit from having such facilities close at hand. Read more here.Read More →

The Associated Press has published a story that relates how children who suffer allergies now have help in the form of medical therapy dogs. These  dogs can serve as buffers between the child and a potentially dangerous environment. The dogs are specifically trained to sniff out allergens and alert the owners to their presence. NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Boo and Riley are more than affectionate, protective family pets. To their owners, the specially trained dogs are a furry layer of security to sniff out peanut products and other life-threatening allergens. The dogs’ Connecticut owners are among many people nationwide turning to allergy-sniffing service dogs,Read More →