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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

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 and caring pet to death is not […]

What a Veterinary Specialist Can Tell You About Parvo in Puppies

A puppy lies down on their bed in discomfort

Our team here at BrightCare includes highly trained professionals like our Veterinary Specialist, Dr. Nguyen. We wish to share with our readers some useful information on the Parvovirus. We try to review common emergencies to educate pet owners on how to react when there is a veterinary emergency at home. While the most efficient thing […]

Dealing With a Dog Emergency at Home: Open Wounds

Dog Emergency Care There are several reasons why you should look for professional help to deal with your dog’s emergency. Still, we wanted to guide our readers on what to do at home. You will find this information useful for both before and after taking your pets to the emergency center. Open wounds are undoubtedly […]

Pet emergency clinic Tips: When should I take my dog or cat to the ER?

Pet emergency clinic

A pet emergency clinic can save your pet’s life in an emergency situation. Our cats and dogs are valuable parts of our families. They all have their own personalities, and we love them, even when they cause us to lose sleep, or they misbehave. We wouldn’t be without them.  That is why, when it comes […]

Animal Emergency Guide: Poisoning

Animal poisoning guide

If you are currently experiencing an emergency and feel that your pet may have been affected by poisoning, please call the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center phone number at (888) 426-4435. Also, please give us or your vet and the nearest emergency animal hospital a call. BrightCare Animal ER can be contacted at (949) 716-9270.  […]

Volunteering in Corona

Man petting loving dog

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 […]

Ranking the Most Dog-Friendly Villages in Ladera Ranch

Ranking as 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 […]

Why Call an Emergency Vet?

Why Call an Emergency Veterinarian

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 […]

Dog-Friendly Hotels in Orange County

Dog Friendly Hotels in Orange County

One of the main reasons some dog parents find it hard to travel is because they cannot find a reliable and safe place for their pet to stay while they are out of town. Many places are often pet restricted and do not allow dogs on the premises, making it hard for people to go […]

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.