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Pet Safety in the City

June 17, 2024

The other week I attended a webinar “Pet Safety in the City” presented by The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center in New York City.  The presentation focused primarily on issues associated with having a pet (dog, cat, and even rabbits were discussed) in NYC, but many of the issues apply to life as a pet parent…

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Cats and Your Mental Health

June 11, 2024

Pawsitive Vibes: The Mental Health Benefits of Having a Cat in a Dense Urban Environment In the hustle and bustle of a dense urban environment, where the streets are crowded and the pace of life is relentless, finding moments of calm and solace can be challenging. Turns out that even in the mean Streets of…

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Why Does Pet Camp Still Require the Dog Flu Vaccine?

May 31, 2024

In February 2018 Canine Influenza (also called Dog Flu or CIV) came to San Francisco for the 1st time.  CIV had been floating (literally) around the country since 2004 when it was detected in greyhounds in Florida.  There were outbreaks up and down the East Coast and as far west as Chicago, but until February…

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One Cat is Great – is Two Even Better?

May 24, 2024

At Cat Safari we’re used to taking care of lots of cats.  We suspect that Brittany and her team have cleaned about 300,000 litter boxes in the 10 years that Brittany’s been the Cat Safari manager.  Now we don’t suggest you go to this extreme, but if you love having one cat in your house,…

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Karl and Your Dog

May 14, 2024

I have no idea why the San Francisco fog is called Karl, but we all know it is. I also don’t know why people complain about the fog! Really, if you’re seeking heat, just drive 30 minutes in any direction, and you’ll find it. As for me, I’ll keep it between 50 and 65 degrees…

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Unleashing Equality: Challenging Breed and Age Discrimination in Pet Care Facilities

May 8, 2024

Pet Camp is a proud San Francisco small business. We are not proud about everything in San Francisco (buy Mark a beer to hear more about that), but one of the things we are most proud of is that in San Francisco everyone is judged as an individual. Unfortunately, not everyone applies this same principle…

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