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3 Myths About Heartworm Disease

3 Myths About Heartworm Disease

Despite the fact that heartworm disease has been diagnosed in dogs in all 50 states, a few misconceptions still exist about this parasitic condition. We're here to dispel these common myths about heartworm disease in pets.  Myth: I'll know if my pet has heartworm...

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COVID-19 and What Pet Owners Should Know

COVID-19 and What Pet Owners Should Know

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, you might be worried about how to keep your pet safe. The following three facts will help you and your pet stay safe and healthy during these troubling times, so read on for more details.  #1: Rely on reputable sources for current...

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Protect Your Pet From Parasites This Spring

Protect Your Pet From Parasites This Spring

We're starting to see signs of spring around here in Los Angeles, and we can expect a surge of parasites. Mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks are more than annoying—they can cause serious health issues and transmit deadly diseases to our pets. We at Los Feliz Small Animal...

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What is Proper Socialization for Puppies?

What is Proper Socialization for Puppies?

Have you recently brought home a new puppy? How exciting! Cute as they may be, puppies also require quite a bit of work. An essential part of their wellness is proper socialization, which will benefit them for life. Learn more about socialization and how you can...

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What is Your Cat Trying to Tell You?

What is Your Cat Trying to Tell You?

Cats have a reputation for being difficult to understand. Yet your feline companion speaks with their tail, ears, whiskers, eyes, and body posture. Learn more about what signs to look for to decipher what they're saying. Signs of an anxious cat An anxious cat will...

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Planning a Dog-Friendly Spring Break Getaway

Planning a Dog-Friendly Spring Break Getaway

Now that we're inching closer to springtime, many of us are considering a little getaway. Do your plans include your dog? If so, check out our three tips on how to make your spring break safe and fun with your canine companion! #1: Choose a destination based on your...

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Positive Reinforcement: 3 Tips

Positive Reinforcement: 3 Tips

It's National Train Your Dog Month! The team at Los Feliz Animal Hospital would like to share these three tips for training your canine companion using positive reinforcement.  Stay consistent to avoid confusing your pet Pets thrive on consistency and can struggle to...

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Our Tips for Leash-Training Your Pet

Our Tips for Leash-Training Your Pet

January marks National Walk Your Pet Month. If your four-legged companion struggles with walks on a leash, try out these tips for successful leash-training.   What should I do if my dog refuses to go where I want them to? Bribery works well with dogs. On your walks,...

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Preventing Holiday Stress for Your Pets

Preventing Holiday Stress for Your Pets

We're nearing the end of 2019, and there are still plenty of festivities and celebrations until then. Many of you may be wanting to include your furry friend in the holiday hoopla, but this wonderful time of year for us can bring on some stress in your pet.  Here are...

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Holiday Boarding for Your Pet

Holiday Boarding for Your Pet

Heading out for the holidays, but not taking your furry companion with you? Pets are an important part of the family, so it's only natural to worry when leaving them in the care of someone else. At Los Feliz Small Animal Hospital, we want to help put your mind at...

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