Why do people get dogs?

Why do people get dogs? Dogs have been living alongside humans for thousands of years. Even today there are working dogs: herding sheep, sniffing bags at airports and even providing therapy to suffering people. Why do we allow these animals to live alongside us when they often provide minimal practical use in the household (except perhaps licking the floor clean after supper). It is recorded…

Pet Tails – What it means to be AAHA accredited

In February El Cid Animal Clinic had a lot to celebrate about. This clinic is accredited with the American Animal Hospital Association – a prestigious honor, given that only 12% of veterinary clinics in North America hold this accreditation. Being AAHA accredited gives clients a tool for comparing clinics against each other, and allows peace of mind that standards are being maintained by a party…

Pet Tails – Odin lost and found

Odin is one very lucky dog. Back on the 15th December 2014, Odin was snatched from his owners’ parents’ house only two minutes after being put in the yard. The owners even have video footage of the puppy being lifted over their fence by a tall man, though not enough evidence to track down the kidnapper. It was a very dark and hopeless time for…

Our new blog!

Our clinic has been an established landmark in West Palm Beach for over 15 years. The clinic was named after the historic neighborhood of “El Cid”. Our facility provides a variety of services including soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries, advanced dental procedures as well as routine oral care, wellness exams and bloodwork, vaccinations, emergency care and even house call appointments. We have an array of…