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Volunteering in Corona

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Volunteering in Corona is not only good for the community, but it is also good for you and the animals you are helping out. Volunteering is great for everyone, and you are helping contribute to a solution. Volunteering is not hard or strenuous work; it can be as easy as walking dogs or playing with […]

Autumn Pet Care Tips from an Emergency Vet in Mission Viejo

While the changing of seasons may be subtle in California, it can affect our pets’ lives in major ways. There’s actually a lot more to consider than just cold weather this time of year! To prevent pet emergencies during the holidays, here are a few autumn pet care tips from our emergency vet in Mission […]

Dog-friendly Restaurants in Rancho Santa Margarita

If you’re a pet owner, chances are you consider your furry friend a true member of your family. While your dog is probably used to staying home while the human members of your family go out to dinner, there are actually several restaurants in Rancho Santa Margarita that allow patrons to bring their dogs with […]

Ranking the Most Dog-Friendly Villages in Ladera Ranch

It’s not always easy living with pets. Dogs can be especially hard to care for when they’re always shedding and barking and asking for attention! With that being said, our furry friends are always worth the trouble because they’re a part of our family. To make things a little easier though, we’ve ranked the villages […]

What to Do if Your Pet Goes Missing in Mission Viejo

Did you know that July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month? July 5th is the busiest day of the year for our animal shelters here in Mission Viejo, primarily because of the 4th of July holiday the day before. While fireworks, sparklers, and other loud and unfamiliar noises are a lot of fun for humans, […]

What Should I Feed My Cat?

As veterinarians and animal lovers, we know that our patients’ owners are always doing their best to take good care of their pets. It can be difficult to know exactly what your animal needs, as their needs are different from ours and they cannot verbally communicate with you. This can be especially true for cats. […]

Updated for 2019: Keeping Your Dog Cool for the Summer

Every year, we like to remind our readers and our furry patients’ human parents about some important safety measures that should be taken to keep your dog cool and healthy during the summer. As temperatures rise here in Orange County, it is important to remember that your dog may not be able to handle the […]

Why Call an Emergency Vet?

BrightCare is proud to offer emergency veterinary services here in Orange County. Because animals can’t talk to us with words, it can sometimes be difficult to determine what they need. It can also be difficult to determine if they need emergency veterinary care, or if they can wait for a regular vet appointment. To help […]

Animal Shelters to Adopt from in Ladera Ranch

Are you in the market for a new furry addition to your family? Often times people prefer to buy pets from stores or from breeders, but there are perfect pets that are waiting for forever homes in animal shelters. If you live in Ladera Ranch or the surrounding area, check out these awesome animal shelters […]

Best Restaurants in Rancho Santa Margarita

Rancho Santa Margarita is a beautiful city located in Orange County neighboring the cities of Lake Forest and Mission Viejo. The city is one of the youngest in Orange County and currently has a population of about 49,000 people! If you are in the area for a veterinarian appointment or are just checking out the […]