If your dog is 'getting up there' in years, there are a number of things to keep in mind for your aging pooch. Today, our Los Angeles vets discuss how to take care of a senior dog, their needs, and what you can do to help your pet live out their golden years happily.
By having your cat spayed or neutered, you're preventing more than just the birth of unwanted kittens. You'll also be protecting them from a range of serious health conditions. Here, our Los Angeles veterinary team discusses the benefits of having your kitten spayed or neutered, and the best age to have your four-legged friend fixed.
Although it's not a condition that most pet parents think about, pneumonia in dogs is relatively common. While many dogs recover well from pneumonia the conditions can be a serious health concern for dogs that are senior, immunocompromised, or very young. Our Los Angeles vets explain more about how pneumonia could affect your dog.
For puppy owners, teething can be a challenging time. Our four-legged babies who are teething frequently chew on forbidden objects, such as accessible toes or favorite shoes. Today, our Los Angeles veterinarians offer guidance on how to lessen your puppy's suffering and help him or her get through this trying time.
Dental problems can cause your cat significant pain, and lead to other health issues. Today, our Los Angeles veterinary team explains how to spot dental health problems in your cat, what the most common dental diseases are in cats, and how these issues can be prevented or treated.
At Shatto Veterinary Center, we often see dogs with "hot spots" or allergic dermatitis (also called atopic dermatitis). Dogs often develop these skin conditions when they are exposed to an allergen. In this post, our Los Angeles vets discuss ways you can recognize the different types of allergic dermatitis in dogs and how they are treated.
Cats are the second most popular pet in the United States, and the majority of pet parents begin caring for them as kittens. Today, our Los Angeles veterinarians discuss when newborn kittens open their eyes and other early development tips.