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How to Take Care of a Kitten: The Complete Guide

How to Take Care of a Kitten: The Complete Guide

When you are caring for a newborn kitten there are lots of things you will need to know, especially if they don't have a mother. Today our Los Angeles vets share with you how you can take care of a baby kitten that doesn't have a mother, what can go wrong as well as when you should take them to the vet for the first time.

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How Long Can I Leave My Dog at Home Alone?

How Long Can I Leave My Dog at Home Alone?

As much as you would love to stay home with your canine companion all day, it isn't always feasible because of work, school, or errands. That being said, you are probably wondering how long can you leave your dog alone and what they do all day when you are gone. Today, our Los Angeles vets answer these questions.

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Six Tips To Keep Your Dog Healthy

Six Tips To Keep Your Dog Healthy

Along with unending adoration, love and attention, there are basic steps that are must-haves when it comes to helping to ensure your dog's health.  We are here today to educate on those steps and help our readers be the best pet owners they can be. Today, our Los Angeles vets recommend SIX things you can do to help your dog along with having a long and healthy life.

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the vet you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you look for?

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Los Angeles. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Los Angeles vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our Los Angeles vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for, and treatment options. 

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Los Angeles vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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Shatto Veterinary Center welcomes cats, dogs, and their people to our clinic! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Los Angeles companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's appointment.

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