Community Spotlight: La Jolla Veterinary Hospital Welcomes New Vet

Veterinary care is one of the most important aspects of pet ownership, especially when it comes to emergencies and life-threatening situations. Stephanie Coolidge and her team at La Jolla Veterinary Hospital know what it means to truly love what they do; and after more than 70 years in business, the hospital has become an icon of quality pet care in La Jolla. With newest addition Dr. Carrie Bone, the future of the hospital is only looking brighter. Continue reading

Community Spotlight: Dr. John Morizi – Pet Health Center of La Jolla

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After a year absence from La Jolla, Dr. John Morizi, formerly of The Animal Hospital of La Jolla, returns to the Village with the Pet Health Center of La Jolla accompanied by a host of familiar faces from the old practice. We sat down with Dr. Morizi and learned how he relates to the movie, My Dog Skip, his most memorable patients throughout the years, and why he loves what he does. Continue reading

5 Dog Friendly La Jolla Restaurants (With Doggie Menus)

Dog owners out there can all agree that dogs are much more than a pet; they are a part of the family. So when it comes time to go out for a nice meal at a restaurant, it’s easy to feel guilty leaving our pooches at home to eat canned dog food while we dine on fresh and delicious dishes at fun locations. However, after a little bit of research we’ve come to find that there are many dog friendly La Jolla restaurants, and some offer menus specifically catered to dogs. Here is our round-up: Continue reading

How To Protect Your Carpet When Pet Accidents Happen (INFOGRAPHIC)

San Diego is touted as one of the most pet-friendly cities in America with an abundance of off-leash dog parks and beaches. As much as we love our pets they can also create messes and have accidents in the house, especially young puppies. But, this handy Coles Fine Flooring infographic will help you deal with just that!

Pets and Your Carpet: Sometimes Accidents Happen!

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Community Spotlight: Windan’Sea Veterinary Clinic

windan'sea veterinary clinic One wouldn’t guess that the charming little 100-year old bungalow at 6911 La Jolla Blvd. has been home to one of La Jolla’s leading animal hospitals since the 1970s, but the weathered blue and white sign out front represents a long history. Windan’Sea Veterinary Clinic has been a highly regarded animal hospital in La Jolla for more than 40 years, and is still providing premiere medical care for pets throughout San Diego. The Blue Book sat down with Nessa Franco, Hospital Administrator and the woman who keeps things running smoothly, to get a little inside information on everything that’s made the clinic what it is today.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Tails-A-Waggin’ at the San Diego Pet Expo

Tails were waggin’ at the first ever San Diego Pet Expo this past weekend at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. La Jolla Blue Book had a great time meeting new friends, both human and four-legged! The event included over 150 exhibitors, an agility course, dozens of rescue groups, live entertainment, demonstrations, costume contests, celebrity guest Shorty from Pit Boss and so much more. We even got up-close-and-personal with snakes, rats and a donkey! The mega adoption area featured more than 300 pets looking for new homes. In case you missed it, La Jolla Blue Book was there to catch all of the action! Check out our gallery of pictures: Continue reading

La Jolla Blue Book Sponsors First Annual San Diego Pet Expo

SDPetExpoThe first annual San Diego Pet Expo is coming to Del Mar! The free event is for animals lovers and their pets from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 1 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Activities include over 150 exhibits, prize giveaways for animals and their two legged companions, dozens of rescue groups, live entertainment, demonstrations, discounted vaccinations, low-cost micro chipping and more.
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12 Days of Great Holiday Gift Ideas

xmas giftFor the past 12 days, we featured a new gift idea to help you with your Christmas shopping. If you are the ultimate last minute shopper, here is a recap of the 12 Days of Great Holiday Gift ideas. Continue reading