What is Parvovirus and how is it deadly?

Saturdays are always busy here at El Cid. The 28th found the staff here helping carry in a young dog from their car, having received a phone call only minutes before informing us they were on their way. The dog was lethargic, not eating and had bloody diarrhea. Fearing the worst, Dr Garcia immediately went ahead and tested the dog for Parvovirus. Parvovirus attacks rapidly…

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…