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Pearly Whites: Prioritizing Your Pet's Dental Health

It's easy to assume that everything is okay if your pet isn't showing any signs of discomfort. Howev...
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Pearly Whites: Importance of Pet Dental Cleaning

A pet’s grin is one of nature's most adorable features. As pet parents, we cherish these precious mo...
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5 Reasons Why Regular Grooming is Essential for Your Pet's Health

Being a pet parent is a journey filled with joy, love, and playful moments. Our goal is to give them...
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Protect Your Pets: Essential Flea & Tick Prevention Strategies

The health and well-being of our beloved pets are of paramount importance. One key aspect of ensurin...
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Heartworm Awareness And Prevention: What Every Pet Owner Needs to Know

As a pet owner, you want to do everything in your power to ensure the health and well-being of your ...
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Pet Dental Health: A Prevention Angle

As pet owners, we all want our furry friends to live long and healthy lives. One often-overlooked as...
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4 Reasons To Try Our New App, Yourgi

Our team at Ortega Animal Care Center is on a mission to provide you and your furry companion with t...
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Christmas Hazards: Holiday Treats That Can Poison Your Dogs

Are you ready for Christmas? If you're planning on celebrating with chocolate, your dog might not be...
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Celebrating Halloween with your Pet

It's Halloween season, and you know your pet wants in on all the fun. We're talking about the holida...
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Periodontal Disease In Dogs: What You Should Know

We all want our dogs to live long and healthy life, but what do we do when they fall victim to denta...
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The Impact Of Back-To-School Season On Your Pets

Back-to-school season is here! Families across the country anxiously anticipate the beginning of a n...
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Back to School, Back to a Routine With Your Dog

Dogs are creatures of habit. They like to know what's coming next and may take time to respond to ch...
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How to Groom Your Dog After Surgery

If you've had the misfortune of having to put your dog under the knife, we hope you're doing well an...
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Dog Pregnancy and Labor Care: What Every Owner Needs to Know

When you decide to add a female dog to your family, you might feel like you're ready to take on the ...
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Why Your Cat Should Get Annual Checkups

Your cat is a member of your family, and you want to keep him happy and healthy. But do you know how...
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Four Tips to Help Administer Pills To Your Pet Cat

One of the most common questions that pet owners have is how to administer pills to their cats safel...
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Welcome to Ortega Animal Care Center!

Conveniently located in San Juan Capistrano, we provide comprehensive care for dogs, cats, rabbits, ...
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Saturday: 8am – 5pm
Sunday: Closed
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