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Tech Talk: Laser Therapy

Tech Talk: Laser Therapy By Lisa Contreras, DVM, Andrea Rodriguez, RVT , & Denisse Espejo, RVT The Basics Veterinary laser therapy is a non-invasive, pain-free, surgery-free, drug-free therapeutic option for a multitude of conditions. Injured or unhealthy cells do not produce enough energy at an optimal rate. Therapeutic laser uses a beam of [...]

Canine Influenza Virus – Outbreak in LA County

The H3N2 Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) is a contagious viral disease that can spread quickly among dogs and has potential to cause severe illness. The largest outbreak we have seen in LA County started in July 2021 and is still being managed and investigated. Since September 2021, over 200 dogs in LA County have been [...]

Leptospirosis – Spreading in Southern California

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that can infect domestic animals, wildlife, and humans. This disease is zoonotic, meaning it is transmissible from animals to humans. There has been a significant rise in reported cases of dogs infected with Leptospirosis in LA County. Since April 2021, there have been over 120 confirmed cases reported. Historically, Leptospirosis [...]

Important Notice Regarding COVID-19

During this past year, the veterinary industry has seen a drastic influx of pet patients - from those newly adopted, to those being more closely watched by owners working from home. This means that more pets are in need of appointments. With employee shortages and local hospital closures, the number of patients needing to be [...]

8 Tips For A Low-Stress Holiday

It’s mid-December and tis’ the season for family gatherings, delicious food, and anxious pets! Knowing which foods they can eat and which plants are toxic is certainly important, but it's also important to be able to identify various emotional triggers and coping mechanisms. Just like us, our pets can get very stressed out [...]

Year Round Flea Prevention: Why it matters!

It’s mid-November and colder months are upon us! For Southern Californians this means pumpkin spice lattes, peppermint hot cocoa, and having to wear a jacket on your way to work in the morning. For our pets, this means a lot of them will get to skip the flea and tick prevention until June. In [...]

FDA Announcement on Oral Flea & Tick Control

FDA Announcement on Oral Flea & Tick Control Can I still give my pet Nexgard? If you’re reading this blog post it’s likely because you either read or heard about an article that was released by the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month. It’s also safe to say that you probably love your pet, [...]

Ask Not What Your Pet Can Do For You, But What You Can Do For Your Pet!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we often focus on how canines and felines can improve human mental health. As therapy animals, emotional support animals, and family pets, our furry family members fill our lives with purpose, laughter, and endless snuggles when we need it the most. We all know how our animals improve [...]

“I found a stray dog! Now what?”

Picture this, you’re driving down the road on your way home from brunch with friends and you see a scraggly looking thing running along the sidewalk with no owner in sight. You pull your car over (safely) to approach the apprehensive little pup and entice it with your leftover turkey sandwich. It comes closer for [...]

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