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Holidays With Fluffy

December 15, 2018

The holidays are officially in full swing! At this time of year, we see lots of adorable seasonal photos of kitties being extra cute … and often, extra frisky. Here, a local Norwalk, CA vet discusses holiday cat care. Gifts Don’t forget to get something for your kitty’s stocking! Catnip mice are a classic holiday gift, and will always be popular with our feline pals. You can also try something more modern, like catnip bubbles, … Read More »

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Holiday Savings From Our Practice To Your Furry Family

December 14, 2018

Ashton Animal Hospital has hot holiday savings just for you, our loyal clients.  It is our small way of saying thank you for making us the most loved vet in the Downey area! Please read each coupon for limitations. Can not be combined with other offers or discounts. Offers expire December 31, 2018.

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Holiday Hazards for Pets

December 01, 2018

With the holidays approaching fast, many people are busy cooking, cleaning, decorating, and preparing for those seasonal celebrations. Your beloved pet is an important part of your family, and will be right by your side throughout this special time of year. However, the holidays do present some specific dangers for pet parents to be aware of. A Norwalk, CA vet lists some of them below. Food Many popular seasonal foods are not safe for our … Read More »

6 Things Your Dog is Really, Really, Really Thankful For

November 15, 2018

Thanksgiving is coming up quick! We are definitely looking forward to enjoying a delicious meal with friends and family. However, it’s also important to remember the meaning behind the holiday: gratitude. Dogs are definitely something to be thankful for! But if Fido could say what he appreciates most, what do you think he would list? A Norwalk, CA vet makes a few educated guesses below. Walks Those daily jaunts aren’t just important for sanitary purposes. … Read More »

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Adopting a Senior Cat

November 01, 2018

November is Adopt a Senior Cat Month! This is one cause we are happy to support! We love seeing sweet older cats get a second chance at happiness. Here, Norwalk, CA vet discusses adopting senior cats. Benefits of Adopting An Older Kitty Senior cats have a very hard time getting adopted, which is very unfair. It’s a wonderful feeling to know you’ve saved an animal’s life! Fluffy is not only super sweet and lovable, she’s … Read More »

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

October 15, 2018

Halloween is almost here! This can be a dangerous time of year for our furry friends. Read on as a Norwalk, CA vet offers tips on keeping your furry friend safe. Secure The Candy Candy is a big part of many autumn celebrations. Those sweet treats can be very dangerous for your furry pal, however. Many contain things like nuts, chocolate, raisins, and xylitol, which are all toxic to pets. Your dog or cat could … Read More »

4 Things You Learn When You Adopt a Shelter Dog

October 01, 2018

October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month! Are you ready to bring a new pooch into your life? If so, there’s a good chance you’ll find the perfect pup in a shelter, just waiting for you to take him home. Here, a Norwalk, CA vet discusses adopting shelter dogs. Shelter Dogs Need Help There are far too many dogs in shelters, hoping that someone will love them enough to give them a second chance. Dogs … Read More »

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Common Cat Care Mistakes

September 15, 2018

There are many things to love about our feline friends. Fluffy is cute, clean, hilarious, and absolutely full of charming quirks. She’s also an easy keeper. However, kitties aren’t quite as independent as they like us to think. They really do need proper care to thrive. Read on as a Norwalk, CA vet lists some common cat care mistakes. Lack Of Stimulation You may have noticed that our feline pals are rather drowsy little furballs. … Read More »

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Doggy Obesity

September 01, 2018

Is your pup getting a bit round? Fido may be adorable if he’s a little pudgy, but if he becomes obese, he’ll be at risk for some very serious health problems. Those extra pounds can really take a toll on your pet’s health! Read on as a Norwalk, CA vet discusses doggy obesity. Risk Factors As one may expect, diet and exercise both play large roles in Fido’s weight. However, some dogs are more likely … Read More »

Taking Your Cat to the Vet

August 15, 2018

August 22nd is Take Your Cat To The Vet Day! We know, given the choice, Fluffy would much rather celebrate Hug Your Cat Day or Give Your Kitty Catnip Day. However, regardless of your furball’s opinion on the matter, your pet will be much healthier with regular veterinary care. A Norwalk, CA vet discusses taking your kitty to the vet in this article. Your Cat’s Veterinary Care Needs Your cat’s exact veterinary care needs will … Read More »

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