In recent years, overweight and obese cats have become more and more common. In this post, our Los Angeles veterinarians explain how to tell if your cat is overweight, the risks this poses to their health, and how you can help them lose those extra pounds.
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Just like humans, your cat's dental hygiene is very important and should be looked after regularly. Dental issues in cats can become severe and cause your kitty great pain, even leading to avoidance of food. Our Los Angeles vets explain how to maintain your cat's dental health and why it is important.
There may be times when your cat has experienced dental damage or decay that is beyond repair and needs to be addressed immediately. Here, our Los Angeles vets discuss the reasons that your cat may need a tooth removed and what you can expect if they require tooth extraction surgery.
You may have seen the variety of dog accessories available at your local pet store or vet office and wonder if your dog should have any of them. After all, you often see other dogs with chews and treats. Our Los Angeles veterinary dentists talk about dental chews and treats for dogs including when your dog should have them and factors to take into consideration when choosing a dental chew.
Do you find that you recoil from your pup when they come in for a cuddle or apologize to guests for the smell? Bad breath is quite common in our canine companions — especially as they grow older — and can be a sign of serious health issues in your pooch. Here, our Los Angeles vets explain what might be causing your dog's bad breath and how you can help to treat or even prevent it.
Ear infections are a common reason for dogs to visit our Los Angeles animal hospital. Fortunately, most ear infections in dogs are easy to treat if caught early. Here are some of the signs of dog ear infections, and what to do if your dog's ears aren't as healthy as they should be.
Does your dog eat a healthy meal then head outside and begin eating grass? Does your dog eat grass, vomit, and then keep eating grass? Here, our Los Angeles vets share some of the physical and psychological reasons dogs eat grass, and when you should be concerned about this behavior.