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Let’s Not Spoil A Perfectly Good Holiday!

Posted on 06-24-2015

March 2, 2012 ** Remember alcoholic beverages are toxic to animals and should NEVER be given to them during holidays or any other time. Same caution goes for “recreational pharmaceuticals&rdq...

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What About Vacation?

Posted on 06-24-2015

May 5, 2012 Many of us want to travel on vacation and see new places and people and have new experiences. When we have animals in our lives, we need to determine whether or not taking our pet along...

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10 Cat Adoption Tips

Posted on 06-24-2015

May 11, 2012 Consider more than one cat. Cats require exercise, mental stimulation and social interaction. Two cats can provide this for each other. Find a cat whose personality meshes w...

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Teaching Toonces to Like the Carrier

Posted on 06-24-2015

May 18, 2012 1. Make the carrier your cat’s second home. To our feline companions, cat carriers are usually associated with a host of unpleasant things.  Many of us keep our ...

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Why Is My Dog Or Cat Itching?

Posted on 06-24-2015

May 21, 2012 There are a multitude of potential reasons for your dog or cat to be itchy. When your pet is itching, you will usually notice scratching, licking certain areas of their body, rubbing t...

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What You Should Know About Vaccination Clinics & Low Cost Spay & Neuter Clinics

Posted on 06-24-2015

May 27, 2012 As you probably know, many locations such as pet stores of all sizes, feed or tack stores and other locations provide vaccinations, heartworm testing, microchipping and the like at red...

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Keeping Your Dog Safe in the Heat

Posted on 06-24-2015

June 3, 2012 Heatstroke (hyperthermia) occurs when a dog’s normal body mechanisms cannot keep his body temperature in a safe range: that is, when heat gain exceeds his ability to dissipate that...

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Watch the Salt… Summertime Hazards

Posted on 06-24-2015

June 4, 2012 Salt Water Toxicity Love to take your dog for a day at the beach? Fantastic! Remember, most dogs aren’t aware salt water is dangerous.If your dog loves to play on the beach, ...

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Sick Cats Often Hide Signs of Illness

Posted on 06-24-2015

June 28, 2012 Weight Change: A sudden gain or loss of weight may signal cancer, kidney and liver disease, hyperthyroidism and several other conditions. A gain or loss of 1-2 pounds in your cat...

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Why Diagnostic Testing Is Important To Your Pet

Posted on 06-24-2015

February 18, 2014 As veterinarians, we can learn a lot by performing a physical examination of your pet, but there are some signs of disease that can only be detected with additional testing. This ...

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Overweight and Always Hungry

Posted on 06-24-2015

March 23, 2014 As veterinarians speaking with families about their overweight companion animals, we frequently hear “but he’s always hungry!”. It doesn’t matter how much you...

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What Does Your Cat’s Meow Mean? What About Those Other Sounds Kitty Makes?

Posted on 06-24-2015

May 25, 2014 Meowing can be a sweet and loving communication with you, but it can also become obnoxious. Your feline’s language is composed of a number of vocalizations, scent signals and bod...

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Caring for Your Cat’s Paws

Posted on 06-24-2015

October 15, 2014 Your cat’s paws are her main form of contact with the world, and are essential for everything from everyday walking to scratching to grooming. Keep them as healthy as possibl...

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Acupuncture Therapy for Pets

Posted on 06-24-2015

November 1, 2014 You’ve undoubtedly heard of acupuncture treatment for humans, but did you know that it can also work wonders for pets? Here, a vet in Calabasas tells you more about veterinar...

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Banishing Dog Odors in Your Home

Posted on 06-24-2015

November 15, 2014 Who wants to walk into their home and smell dog? If your home is starting to smell a little too much like Fido, you’ll want to banish the odors as quickly as possible. Try t...

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Holiday Gifts for Pets

Posted on 06-24-2015

December 1, 2014 With the holidays approaching, many of us are preparing by decorating our homes, planning those yummy holiday meals, and shopping for our loved ones. Fido and Fluffy are part of th...

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Choosing the Right Dog Bowl

Posted on 06-24-2015

December 15, 2014 Are you about to bring a new canine buddy into your household? Congratulations! We are always thrilled to see local dogs finding great homes. There are several things you’ll...

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Asthma in Cats

Posted on 06-24-2015

January 1, 2015 Did you know that cats can suffer from asthma? Just like people, kitties sometimes develop this condition. While some breeds are somewhat more prone to developing asthma than others...

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Adopting a Stray Cat

Posted on 06-24-2015

January 15, 2015 Have you recently had a hungry kitty show up on your doorstep? Maybe you felt bad for the poor thing, and gave it some dinner one night, only to find her back again the next day. M...

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Hoarding Behavior in Dogs

Posted on 06-24-2015

February 1, 2015 Does your dog ever hide bits of food around the house? Or put his toys in a pile and then guard them? If so, your pooch may have a hoarding habit. Hoarding is actually a fairly com...

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Collaring a Good Dog Trainer

Posted on 06-24-2015

February 15, 2015 Your retriever mix Murphy is blissfully out of control. This good-natured pooch thinks it’s perfectly normal to conduct his twice-daily walks at almost a dead run. While you...

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Blog Satisfy Your Senior Cat With Excellent Care

Posted on 06-24-2015

March 1, 2015 Your ten-year-old cat Ruby still has considerable spunk and sassiness. She lives for her daily playtime sessions, batting her cat toys and scrabbling in her favorite paper bag. She al...

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Does Your Dog Have Allergies?

Posted on 06-24-2015

March 15, 2015 Did you know that allergies can affect your canine friend? Fido can actually be allergic to quite a few different things, and his reactions can range from mild to life-threatening. I...

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Talkative Kitties

Posted on 06-24-2015

April 1, 2015 Will there be a new furry family member joining your household soon? Bringing a new kitty home is a fun and exciting time, for both you and your new feline friend. Before you can brin...

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Does Your Dog Suffer From Motion Sickness?

Posted on 06-24-2015

April 15, 2015 Your golden retriever Bailey thinks car rides are an exciting new game. When he sees you pocket the keys, your one-year-old canine housemate clamors to be the first one out of the ho...

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Resolving Your Cat’s Obnoxious Spraying Behavior

Posted on 06-24-2015

May 1, 2015 Your tabby cat Max is quite the feline prankster. You weren’t amused when your imposing feline housemate stole several socks from the clean laundry, making you go on a scavenger h...

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Gardening Tips for Dog Owners

Posted on 06-24-2015

May 15, 2015 Are you going to be planting a garden soon? If so, you might get a bit of unwanted help from your four-legged pal. Fido has many wonderful qualities, but being a good gardener is not o...

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Moving with a Cat

Posted on 06-24-2015

June 1, 2015 Will you be moving soon? Moving is a huge change and a massive undertaking. All that packing, cleaning, unpacking, and decorating can be quite exhausting! Moving can be difficult and v...

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How to Take Care of Your Dog’s Coat

Posted on 06-24-2015

June 15, 2015 One of the most important aspects of dog care is proper coat grooming. Since dogs don’t do much of their own grooming, it’s up to you! Here, a Calabasas, CA veterinarian ...

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