After a wet and cold winter, Seattle spring is starting out warm as we head toward summer. We need to make sure we are taking the appropriate precautions for our furry family members.

Watch out for torrid concrete on their paws as well as bringing plenty of water with you. Water is key on any occasion out with your pup but especially when it is warm out and they are doing any strenuous activity.… Read More

As veterinarians professionals, we understand that most four-legged family members do not like coming to the vet.

“Here is the scary reality of our profession: Despite our best efforts, 37 percent of dog owners and 58 percent of cat owners say their pets hate going to the veterinarian, according to the 2014 Bayer Veterinary Healthcare Usage Study.

In addition, 26 percent of dog owners and 38 percent of cat owners report that just thinking about going to the vet is stressful.… Read More

“Did you realize a 12 pound Yorkie is the same as an average female weighing 218 pounds and a 14 pound cat is equivalent to a 237 pound man? Did you consider that a 90 pound female Labrador retriever is equal to a 186 pound 5’ 4” female or 217 pound 5’ 9” male or a fluffy feline that weighs 15 pounds (DSH) is equal to a 218 pound 5’ 4” female or 254 pound 5’ 9” male?”

Use these weight equivalent charts to determine how much your pet weighs compared to an average adult human male or female (click on breed/gender to view the charts).… Read More

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September is Animal Pain Awareness month; it can be hard to tell if your animal is in pain when they can’t tell you in words.  They can also be very stoic and not always show us right away if something is wrong.  

The theme “The Most Common Signs of Pain in Your Pet” helps us to understand that while we are different species, we ALL process and feel pain similarly.Read More

To all dog lovers! July has been a big month for our furry friends, including National Lost Pet Prevention Month and National Mutt Day!  

There are so many wonderful mixed breed dogs out there looking for their forever homes.  We should all be aware of how many of our country’s animals end up in shelters as well how to prevent it from happening to our pets at home.Read More

The Spirit of 12’s Isn’t Tame for These Fans After Last Sunday

by Alexandra Lynn

The Seahawks 12th Man has conquered records for the loudest crowd cheers at any sporting event and have registered as seismic activity, but we’ve got something to learn from the portion of the 12th Man that is made up of pets.

Since last Sunday, the city of Seattle has become quiet.… Read More

As a part of our community, we provide a space for local artists to hang their work on a quarterly rotation. Our friends, medical family and community joined us recently for an evening of arts and eats with our newest showcase by Julie Austin Photography and a raffle benefit for Old Dog Haven. Jet City Animal Clinic’s Fall Art Showcase and Open House coincided with Capitol Hill’s monthly art walk held the second Thursday of each month.… Read More

Written by Dr. Erica Anderson. Originally published on the Capitol Hill Times blog

I want a dog, but live in an apartment. What breeds wouldn’t mind the small space?

You can have whatever dog you want! Really, any dog can live in an apartment as long as they are adequately exercised and mentally stimulated. Small dogs require less space to run and play, but their minds need exercise, otherwise you will have an underestimated and, often times, anxious family member on your hands.… Read More

We are proud to announce the release of our newly redesigned website. It has been crafted to allow easy access to what you, as a member of our medical family, need to know, but also builds upon technology capable of addressing future needs.

Immediately you will notice streamlined menus, simple navigation and access to the information you need, any time of day.… Read More