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Fungal Infections in Cats - What They Are & How They Are Treated

Fungal Infections in Cats - What They Are & How They Are Treated

Fungal infections can have a serious impact on your cat's health and make you vulnerable to infection as well. Our Los Angeles veterinarians discuss some of the most common causes, symptoms, and treatments for fungal infection in cats today.

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Dog Allergic Dermatitis: What Can You Do About It?

Dog Allergic Dermatitis: What Can You Do About It?

We frequently see dogs with "hot spots" or allergic dermatitis (also known as atopic dermatitis) at Washington Dog and Cat Hospital. When dogs are exposed to an allergen, they frequently develop these skin conditions. In this post, our Los Angeles veterinarians discuss how to recognize and treat different types of allergic dermatitis in dogs.

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Dogs & Cats After Surgery: Helping Them Recover

Dogs & Cats After Surgery: Helping Them Recover

If your dog or cat is scheduled for surgery it’s important to know how you will need to care for them when recovering, so they can return to their normal life as quickly as possible. Here are some tips from our Los Angeles vets about how to care for your pet after surgery. 

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How Old Do Kittens Have to Be to Get Fixed?

How Old Do Kittens Have to Be to Get Fixed?

You are preventing more than just the birth of unwanted kittens when you get your cat spayed or neutered. You are also protecting them from some serious health conditions. Today, our Los Angeles vets discuss the best age to have your kitten fixed as well as the benefits of having your cat spayed or neutered.

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5 Common Orthopedic Conditions in Dogs

5 Common Orthopedic Conditions in Dogs

Any dog parent's heart will be warmed by seeing their dog run, jump, and race around outside. Health issues affecting their bones, joints, tendons, or ligaments can put a stop to this activity and all of its health benefits, or even worsen them. Our Los Angeles veterinarians explain four of the most common orthopedic health problems in dogs, including which breeds are most likely to develop them and how they can be treated.

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Cat Intestinal Blockage Surgery: Cost & Recovery

Cat Intestinal Blockage Surgery: Cost & Recovery

Cats enjoy playing with strings, ribbons, and rubber bands, but they occasionally get the urge to eat them, which leads to intestinal blockage surgery, which is surprisingly common in cats. The pros and cons of intestinal blockage surgery for cats, as well as the cost and recovery time, are discussed by our Los Angeles veterinarians.

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Knee Surgery for Dogs

Knee Surgery for Dogs

If your dog has a torn cranial cruciate ligament (CCL/ACL), your Los Angeles veterinarian may recommend surgery to repair the damaged knee and get your dog back on his or her feet. Here are three common surgeries used to treat this knee injury in dogs.

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Canine Parvovirus - What You Need to Know

Canine Parvovirus - What You Need to Know

Parvovirus is a highly contagious and often fatal virus that is passed from dog to dog through contact with infected dogs or contaminated objects like bowls or toys. Our Los Angeles veterinarians have compiled a list of parvovirus facts that you should be aware of in order to keep your four-legged friend healthy.

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Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Ear mites are more common in cats than dogs. Here, our Los Angeles vets list symptoms, causes, and treatments for ear mites in cats.

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10 Best Dog Breeds for First-Time Owners

10 Best Dog Breeds for First-Time Owners

Are you ready to bring your first dog home? When choosing the best breed of dog to join your family, there are numerous factors to consider. In this blog, our Los Angeles veterinarians share a list of 10 dogs that would be ideal for first-time dog owners.

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