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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 […]

Your Veterinary Neurologist Explains: What Is a Veterinary Neurological Disorder?

As an animal lover and pet parent, it is tough to imagine your best friend suffering, whether it is from an accident while traveling or playing, or even worse, from any type of serious condition or disease such as a neurological disorder. A veterinary neurologist could help you with this. If your pet happens to […]

Common Nervous System Conditions for Some Dog Breeds

Nervous System Conditions for Dog Breeds

Dogs are all about movement; they love walking, running, jumping, wiggling their tails, and more. All of this highlights the importance of their nervous system. Such a critical system within your dog’s body consists of the spinal cord and brain (the Central Nervous System or CNS) and all the nerves between them (Peripheral Nervous System […]

What Should You Consider When Choosing an Insurance Plan for Your Pet?

Pet insurance, just as human insurance, is always a touchy subject. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) reviewed its policy on pet insurance in 2019. The AVMA recommended veterinarians educate clients and pet owners about animal insurance. We are not preparing this article to promote any providers or encourage our clients to get such products; […]

Can Supplements Help Prevent Veterinary Neuro Problems?

dog supplements

Pet owners might be familiar with the importance of supplements. We use them to get the necessary amount of vitamins, minerals, and other elements necessary to improve our overall health. However, human supplements are not the same as animal ones. Different species have unique dietary requirements, and some ingredients found on human supplements can be […]

A Veterinary Neurology Guide to Pet & Dog Seizures

Dog seizures are, in Veterinary Neurology, a series of sudden and uncontrolled electrical impulses in the brain. We want to prepare a guide that explains some reasons behind these uncontrollable behaviors. Pet owners should know what to expect from these episodes, why their pet has them, and which veterinary neurological problems usually result in the […]

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.