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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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What to Know Before Hitting the Road with Your Dog

What to Know Before Hitting the Road with Your Dog

There are plenty of fun, exciting, and historic places within a reasonable road trip distance from Los Angeles. If you're looking to get out of the city—whether it's to the mountains, a national park, or just anywhere with less traffic and tourists—you might be...

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Keeping Your Pet Calm on Fourth of July

Keeping Your Pet Calm on Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is coming up in a few days, and there are many great places around the greater Los Angeles area to see some dazzling fireworks shows. While we humans may be looking forward to spreading out a blanket somewhere at a park or waterfront to enjoy the...

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Are Your Prepared For Potential Pet Emergencies This Summer?

Are Your Prepared For Potential Pet Emergencies This Summer?

The May flowers are blooming and summer is nearly here, which means it’s time to be outside enjoying the sunshine and warm weather. But, increasing temperatures and outdoor time can lead to potentially dangerous situations for pets. It's important to know how to...

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How To Remove A Tick From Your Pet

How To Remove A Tick From Your Pet

At Los Feliz Small Animal Hospital, your pet’s health comes first. Wellness care starts early in your pet’s life and continues as they age. We’ll be there every step of the way. We recommend a comprehensive wellness exam at least once a year for adult pets and every...

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Your Pet Doesn’t Need to Fear the Vet

Your Pet Doesn’t Need to Fear the Vet

Taking steps to reduce your pet’s fear and anxiety related to visiting the veterinarian not only helps your pet, it also helps reduce the stress put on you and the veterinary health care team. And, once your pet is here, our team at Los Feliz Small Animal Hospital is...

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11 Heartworm Disease Facts

11 Heartworm Disease Facts

Heartworm disease is one of the most painful, deadly, and costly parasitic infections. Fortunately, it’s also one of the easiest to prevent. In honor of National Heartworm Awareness Month, here are 11 facts you should know about the mosquito-transmitted disease:...

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