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    Training pets to make tooth brushing quick and easy.

    Aug 09 2017

    There are many ways to help maintain your dog’s or cat’s teeth and gums in good condition, but there is only one that will work as a single solution. Surprise!…

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    Mouth Maintenance For Pets

    Jul 25 2017

    Pet’s teeth are designed to last as long as they live. (In the wild, that is!) Sadly, the wild dog and cat’s average life span is about 3 years so…

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    Bats in Orange County, California

    Jun 27 2017

    In California, rabies virus is most frequently detected in skunks and bats. This bat was found outside upstairs from our office in Orange, Ca.  This is why it is important…

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    Pet Vaccination Risk Management

    Jun 23 2017

    Why you should vaccinate your pet. 1. High chance of exposure. 2. The disease has no treatment. (eg. Rabies) 3. By the time the disease manifests itself it’s too late…

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    Are you or your dog at risk for Leptospirosis?

    Jun 20 2017

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    Handling Environmental Allergens

    Jun 15 2017

    Handling Environmental Allergens 6/2017 Pets and people share many things and environmental allergies are an uncomfortable example. People wheeze and sneeze while pets mostly scratch a patch. Chewing and licking…

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    How to conduct a hypoallergenic diet trial

    May 31 2017

    How to conduct a hypoallergenic diet trial Pets with suspected food allergy are best tested with diet trials but blood tests can also be helpful. Even the allergy labs caution…

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    Understanding Pet Food Allergy

    May 23 2017

    Understanding Pet Food Allergy Two of the most confused areas for pet owners are nutrition and allergic disease. Both are complex and when you combine the two you got a…

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    Pet Food Phobias

    May 16 2017

    Pet Food Phobias Why are we afraid of the dark? It’s because we don’t know what’s in it! The same can apply to our pets’ diets. Do we know what…

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    May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

    May 02 2017

    May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Keep your pets protected against ticks. We carry great tick preventatives. We also have a combo test that tests for 3 ticks diseases including…