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What Dog Toy Is Good for Dogs?

Dog Toys

It’s safe to say that we all love toys, and our pets are no exception to the rule; all of them will love great dog toys, whether they’re playing with you or keeping themselves occupied while they are home alone. Our furry best friends love to tug, squeak, chew, fetch, and cuddle their favorite playthings. […]

What Are Some Good Tricks to Teach My Dog?

Dog tricks

For thousands of years, dogs have been labeled and recognized as “man’s best friend” and have been an integral aspect of our lives. These wonderful pets also have cordial and loving relationships with both children and adults. Dogs, our beloved pets, not only give their owners love but also receive it, unknowingly becoming the most […]

What Type of Food Can I Feed My Cat to Avoid a Pet Emergency?

Cat Food

As your trusted emergency pet hospital and self-proclaimed animal lovers, the veterinarians and staff at Brightcare Animal ER believe that all animals deserve top-quality veterinary care and also the best possible care and nutrition at home. Aside from cuddles, lots of love, and treats, your furry feline friend also needs proper nutrition to live a […]

Pet Emergency Clinic Tips: When Should I Take My Dog or Cat to the ER?

Pet emergency clinic

When it comes to your pet getting injured or sick, how can you tell if it is an emergency that requires an immediate visit to an emergency pet hospital? Without knowing how much pain or discomfort your pet is in, it can be hard to tell how significant the problem is. At BrightCare Animal ER, […]

How to Induce Vomiting Before Going to a Dog Emergency Hospital?

How to Induce Vomiting in a Dog Emergency Hospital

We continue to cover the various situations making pet owners locate a dog emergency hospital for professional treatment. A common situation we face as an emergency veterinarian center is helping patients expel a foreign body or harmful substance from their system. Owners of cats and dogs might find themselves locking away household cleaning material or […]

Good Dog Nutrition Will Keep Them Away From the Pet Emergency Hospital

Dog Nutrition

It’s not often that we receive cases of malnourished dogs coming to our emergency veterinary clinic. Pet parents are usually very attentive about good pet nutrition and avoid neglecting their friends’ dietary requirements. Loving pet parents try very hard to avoid the need for pet emergency hospital services by giving their dogs the food they […]

Dog Exercise in the Best Parks of Ladera Ranch

Dog Exercise

Experienced pet parents and new pet owners have one thing in common: they want their pets to be happy and adjust well to social life. Pet owners like to take their dogs outside and socialize with other dogs. “A tired dog is a good dog,” or maybe you’ve heard it as “A tired dog is […]

Leaving Your Pet Overnight at a 24 Hour Emergency Vet

There is nothing nice about a veterinary emergency. Everyone is alarmed, your pet’s life is at risk, you are worried, the specialized team works against the clock to save a life. The only good thing is when the staff walks out and tells you everything is fine, and you can soon take your pet back […]

The Hard Decision to Euthanize

Having to euthanize your pet is a traumatic experience. There’s no denying that. Many pet owners do everything they can to help their household friends overcome whatever situation they face. Still, sometimes, the illness can take a downturn, and euthanasia becomes a viable option to help avoid more pain. We, as veterinarians, love our patients. […]

Coping With Grief After a Pet Dies

Coping With Grief After a Pet Dies

Coping With Grief After a Pet Dies When a pet dies, any family undergoes some of the most challenging times ever. Our household animals are much more than just one more dog, cat, turtle, or hamster. It doesn’t matter the species. We love our pets almost as much as they love us. Losing a loving […]

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.