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List of Common Indoor and Outdoor Cat Illnesses and Their Symptoms

List of Common Indoor and Outdoor Cat Illnesses and Their Symptoms

Cats will instinctually hide when they don't feel well, making it very challenging for even the most attentive pet parents to recognize when their feline friend is sick. In today's post, our Los Angeles vets share some common cat illnesses, their symptoms, and diagnosis procedures.

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Common Dog Illnesses & Symptoms

Common Dog Illnesses & Symptoms

Many common dog illnesses and symptoms can be cause for concern, or even fatal if left untreated. Our Los Angeles vets offer advice about health problems to watch for.

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How often should I take my cat to the vet?

How often should I take my cat to the vet?

You love your cat, and you want to ensure that they live a long, healthy life with you. Today, our Los Angeles vets explain how often you should take your cat to the vet for routine checkups and preventive care.

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How to tell if my cat is pregnant?

How to tell if my cat is pregnant?

Has your female feline friend begun to put on weight, leading you to believe she may be pregnant? Below, our Los Angeles vets share a few more clues that your cat may be pregnant, and what to do.

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Tooth Dislocation or Sudden Tooth Loss in Dogs

Tooth Dislocation or Sudden Tooth Loss in Dogs

Sometimes, our dogs can suffer a tooth dislocation that leads to losing a tooth or even the sudden loss of a tooth. Today, our Los Angeles vets describe how this can happen and how we can treat it.

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How to Raise a Puppy

How to Raise a Puppy

Puppies are cute, but the art of raising a puppy is not without its difficulties. Here are some tips on raising a puppy from our Los Angeles vets to help you get through the puppy stage and guarantee your new four-legged baby grows up to be a happy, healthy, well-adjusted dog.

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How to Treat Cat Gingivitis

How to Treat Cat Gingivitis

Dental problems in cats can be very painful. As many as 85 percent of cats over the age of three have some form of dental disease, and Gingivitis is the beginning stage of periodontal disease. With sufficient care, this stage is reversible, and our Los Angeles vets will help you get there.

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Dental Diseases in Dogs

Dental Diseases in Dogs

Caring for your dog's teeth is an important part of their oral and overall health. In today's post, our Los Angeles vets discuss some common signs and types of dog dental problems. 

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What is giardia in cats?

What is giardia in cats?

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. 

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Old Dog Care: How to Make an Old Dog Happy and Comfortable

Old Dog Care: How to Make an Old Dog Happy and Comfortable

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. 

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