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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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Thanksgiving with Pets

Thanksgiving with Pets

We have officially entered the holiday season (even though it's still kind of warm out in Los Angeles, per usual). You might be considering treating your pets over Thanksgiving with some morsels of people food. After all, it's the holidays! Not so fast, though—not all...

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Your Pet’s Emotional Well-Being

Your Pet’s Emotional Well-Being

Your pet's emotional well-being isn't just about feelings, but it also impacts physical health. We at Los Feliz Small Animal Hospital would like to share a few things to be aware of so you can help mitigate your furry friend's anxiety. Signs of stress in pets Our pets...

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Dog Bite Awareness

Dog Bite Awareness

When dogs are stressed, afraid, or anxious, they may bite. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that a dog bite occurs every 75 seconds in the United States and that each day, more than 1,000 people require emergency medical care as a result. One...

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Halloween Hazards for Pets

Halloween Hazards for Pets

The spookiest day of the year is coming up, which means trick-or-treating, parties, costumes, pumpkin carving, and more. We humans may not give these sorts of things a second thought, but to our pet friends, Halloween has its hazards. Here are five ghoulish things to...

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Keeping Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

Keeping Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 59% of cats and 54% of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese. With all the ingredients that pet foods are made of nowadays and the uncertainties about the ideal body weight, it can be...

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How to Train Your Cat

How to Train Your Cat

The idea of training a cat might sound crazy to some or even laughable to others, but the truth is that they can be trained successfully. We're not kitten around! Here are a few tips if you're looking to train your feline pal. Start young Just like with any species,...

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Why Microchipping is Important

Why Microchipping is Important

August 15 is Check the Chip Day. Every day, thousands of pets go missing, but sadly, not all of them are returned to their pet parents. One of the most common reasons for this is a lack of identification. Los Feliz Small Animal Hospital implants HomeAgain microchips....

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12 Apps for Pet Owners

12 Apps for Pet Owners

Smartphones are ubiquitous now, nearly indispensable to our everyday lives. We use smartphone apps for shopping, traffic updates, sports scores, and so much more. Several apps are handy for pet owners and can help make protecting, playing with, and caring for our...

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