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Pool Safety for Fido

May 15, 2020

Summer is coming up quick! Many of our canine patients enjoy swimming. There’s nothing wrong with that: swimming is not only a fun way for Fido to cool off, it’s also a great workout. However, pools can be very dangerous for Man’s Best Friend. Here, a local Norwalk, CA vet lists offers some tips for keeping your furry pal safe poolside. Swim Lessons Although some dogs take to the water very naturally, not all pups … Read More »

Heartworm Awareness Month

April 01, 2020

April is Heartworm Awareness Month. As you may know, heartworms are dangerous parasites that infest our canine pals’ hearts and lungs. These nasty parasites can be extremely dangerous. Left untreated, infestations are often fatal. A Norwalk, CA vet discusses heartworms below. How Heartworms Spread Heartworms are actually transmitted indirectly, through mosquitos. Since misquotes are unfortunately all over North America, that means gets can get heartworms anywhere, even in their own beds. The worms are microscopic … Read More »

Signs That Your Dog Is In Pain

February 15, 2020

Dogs can be very expressive at times, and often manage to communicate with us quite well. For instance, Fido usually has no trouble getting his point across when he wants to play or is ready for a walk. However, your pet may not find it so easy to tell you when he isn’t feeling well. Read on as a Norwalk, CA vet lists some signs that your canine companion is in pain. Reduced Appetite Healthy … Read More »

Acetaminophen Poisoning and Your Pet

November 01, 2019

Acetaminophen is an extremely common pain reliever and can easily be obtained over the counter. It’s probably in your home right now! Acetaminophen can be toxic to our animal companions, so it’s important to be aware of the danger so that you can take quick action in a worst-case scenario. In this article from your local veterinarian, you’ll find out why acetaminophen poisoning occurs, what it looks like, and how to deal with it and … Read More »

6 Ways To Tell If Your Cat Is Healthy

September 01, 2019

September is Happy, Healthy Cat Month! While Fluffy should be happy and healthy all year, this is a great time to pay her a little extra attention. Actually, it’s not always easy to tell if a cat isn’t feeling well. Our feline friends can be tough to read! In this article, a Downey, CA vet lists some signs that your kitty is in good health. Clean Bill Of Health First things first: the best way … Read More »

Summer Care For Fido

June 01, 2019

Summer is just around the corner! This can be a fun time of year for our canine companions. However, the heat can be dangerous for Fido, so you’ll need to take some precautions to keep your furry buddy cool and comfortable. Read on as a Norwalk, CA vet offers tips on caring for your dog in summer. Coat Brushing your dog regularly will help keep him cooler? All that dead fur and dust can make … Read More »

Easter Hazards for Pets

April 15, 2019

Easter is coming up fast: the spring holiday falls on April 21st this year. This can be a dangerous holiday for pets! Here, a local Norwalk, CA vet offers some tips on keeping your beloved pet safe at Easter. Dinner Easter dinners are a big part of many families’ holiday celebrations. Keep unsafe foods away from your furry buddy. Some of these dangerous foods include garlic, onions, scallions, and chives; pitted fruits; sugary foods; nuts; … Read More »

Laser Therapy for Pets

February 15, 2019

Does your pet suffer from chronic pain, due to arthritis, hip dysplasia, or another health issue? If so, your furry friend may benefit from laser therapy. This is just one of the many new treatment options available for our animal companions. A Norwalk, CA vet discusses laser therapy, and explains how it can help pets, in this article. What Is Laser Therapy? Laser therapy–also known as cold laser therapy or Class IV laser therapy—is a … Read More »

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 »

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 »

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