Required reading for life with pets.
3 pet food trends that are more fad than fact.
It can be hard for pet parents to determine what's actually healthy for their pets—and what's…
Fourth of July pet safety tips for pet parents.
The Fourth of July can be one of the most stressful times of the year for pets, as most cats and…
Tipsfor planning a beach day with your pup.
Here's how to make your beach excursion enjoyable and safe for both your dog and you.
Why do you need a health certificate for traveling with pets?
Whether you're bringing a pet on a plane because you're moving or taking them on vacation, most…
Why is your pet's historical health record important?
Historical information can tell your veterinary team a lot about why your pet might be behaving…
Foxtails pose a serious threat to outdoor dogs and cats.
There's something every pet parent in California should know about: foxtails. These grass-like…
It's summer: Watch out for heat stroke in dogs and cats.
As the weather warms up, there is an increased risk for heat stroke in cats and dogs. Know the…
Can dogs or cats have allergies?
Let's explore the types of allergies your pet might have, allergy symptoms in dogs and cats, and…
These common houseplants are toxic to dogs and cats.
There are some common indoor plants poisonous to cats and dogs. Review this list of poisonous…
6 tell-tale signs that your dog or cat may have fleas.
It's important to be on the lookout for these signs of fleas as spring and summer rolls around.…
Why do we ask so many questions when you sign up for Papaya Pet Care?
When we have a thorough understanding of your pet—even before their cute paws enter our…
Everything You Need to Know About Pet Vaccinations | Papaya Pet Care
If you've recently adopted a pet (congratulations!), you might be wondering where to even start…
Which Papaya membership plan should you sign up for?
No matter what membership tier you choose, our team will approach every need with compassion,…
How my journey as a pet parent inspired Papaya Pet Care.
With Papaya Pet Care, I want to create a veterinary experience that even high-stress pets (like…
Fear Free pet car transport tips for your next move, road trip, or vet visit.
These Fear Free-approved tips can make car traveling easier for your pet and you.
What can you expect from the staff at a Fear Free Certified® Practice?
Compassion is a prerequisite for a career in veterinary care, but our professionals take it…
Reduce pet stress with Fear Free® treat ladders.
Treats can be a valuable tool for any vet visit, especially when you and your veterinarian are…
Checklist: What to do before, during, and after your dog vet visit.
This Fear Free®-approved checklist is designed to reduce stress at the vet for both your dog and…
Checklist: What to do before, during, and after your cat vet visit.
This Fear Free®-approved checklist will help create a stress-free experience for both your cat…
Is pet insurance worth it?
The short answer to the question "is pet health insurance worth it?" is a resounding yes.
How Fear Free Certified® practices benefit veterinarians, too.
Fear Free is obviously great for pets...but did you know that it makes a huge difference in…
Essential holiday gifts for pet lovers in your life.
'Tis the season for gifting...and don't forget about your four-legged friends or the pet parents…
6 questions we're asked about dog or cat dental care. (Yes, you can brush your pet's teeth!)
Taking care of our own teeth is a part of our daily lives, but when was the last time you checked…
Should you schedule a Papaya Comfort Visit™ for your pet?
We're working to dismantle any negative associations at the vet with our Papaya Comfort Visit™,…
My pet is scared of the vet...What can I do?
Here are some of our top tips for creating a friendly—not fearful—association with the…
When and how to socialize a puppy.
Let's make sure your pup is socialized in a safe and effective way. Here are a few key…
4 steps for how to get a cat in a carrier with less stress.
You can do it! Here's some simple tips on how to lure your kitty into the carrier.
5 reasons to take your pet to a Fear Free® vet practice.
Did you know veterinarian practices must adhere to rigorous standards to be considered fully…
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