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Helpful Tips To Avoid a Wet War With Your Cat at Bathing

Before we start with this interesting topic, we have a fun fact. Have you noticed dogs seem to love going for a swim, but cats don’t? It might have to do with their personality, but it might also relate to their fur. For instance, when a cat is outside while it rains, it behaves differently […]

Do Dogs Need Dental Care?

Dog dental care is essential to help your dog avoid systemic disease and retain good dental health.

When it comes to taking care of your pet, truly caring veterinarians won’t just limit themselves to one aspect of their health. Sure enough, as specialists, we like to focus on one area so we can master it and provide our patients with the best care possible, but we won’t just forget there’s much to […]

Why Is It Important To Have My Cat Vaccinated?

Cat vaccine

Like people, pets need vaccines. And pet vaccinations, like those for humans, may sometimes require a booster to keep them effective. Furthermore, cats are susceptible to diseases because they don’t get regular shots or boosters.  They also tend to catch infections from other animals. The good news is that vaccines are safe and effective and […]

Best Indoor Pets for a Small Apartment and a Small Budget?

Fish Are Good Indoor Pets

With cities getting bigger every year and housing becoming more and more expensive, it’s more common than ever to live in an apartment or small house. Because of that people tend to look for smaller breeds of pets such as cats and dogs. This way, they can live without fear of giving the animal a […]

Do Cats Meow at Other Cats?

Cats Meow

Cats are funny creatures. And even though we’ve said it before, we should probably repeat it again here: cats are loving creatures. Whoever disagrees hasn’t had a cat. You’d be right about something, though; they have very funny behaviors and we are all still wondering exactly what cats Meowing means and what we can decipher […]

Safely Enjoy Dog Friendly Activities in Ladera Ranch

Dog Friendly Activities in Ladera Ranch

Summer is coming, and despite ice cream melting so quickly, our hearts are so joyful and excited that we can just roll on the green grass playing with our pets. Yes, joy, fun, and happiness are the beauty of outdoor activities, especially in summer. Proximity to green space is associated with lower stress levels and […]

Can My Pet Suffer From Rabies?

Pet Rabies

Rabies is a fatal viral infection of the neurological system that can still challenge a veterinary neurosurgeon. It affects warm-blooded mammals, meaning it can infect many household pets, though getting infected is rare. Rabies is not a new disease as the first confirmed case of animal rabies was in 1898, but there is still much […]

What Causes Neurological Problems in Cats?

The saying we are all so familiar with says that dogs are a man’s best friend. However, cats can’t be left behind. While pet cats display affection differently than dogs, cats can bond just as strongly to their humans as dogs. At Brightcare Animal Neurology, as pet parents ourselves, we know that having a pet […]

What Are the Signs of Kidney Failure in Dogs?

It is very normal for dog owners to feel overwhelmed in the first weeks and months with their new addition. The vast majority of overwhelming issues related to puppyhood can be resolved with training and time. Honestly, as a pet parent, you will always be concerned about your dog at all stages of their lifetime; […]

Is Catnip Safe for Your Cat?

Is Catnip Safe for Your Cat?

As animal lovers, we all know that cats and dogs are completely different; however, both cats and dogs have won our hearts over becoming important, beloved members of our families. Cats, unlike dogs, may regard their owners simply as convenient providers of shelter and delicious wet food and will spend hours away from home, only […]

COVID-19 Alert

BrightCare Veterinary Group takes the safety of our staff and clients very seriously. We continue to monitor the changes related to COVID-19.

BrightCare has enacted specific protocols as recommended by the CDC in order to stay open as an essential business for our community.

• Only essential staff are allowed in the building as our lobby is closed to clients.
• Our facility has enacted curbside check in and check out. Please call 949-716-9270 upon arrival. Inform the staff of the make, model, and color of your vehicle.
• Wait in your vehicle as a staff member will be out to come get your pet. Continue to stay in your vehicle until you are instructed further.
• All persons entering our facility are required to wear a face covering.
• Maintain social distancing guidelines of 6 feet when able.
• If you are sick, we request that another individual bring your pet for you. Our staff members can communicate with you via phone and email.

Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.