Tapeworms are a common parasite that can infect local dogs and cause unpleasant symptoms. Today our Rancho Palos Verdes vets discuss tapeworms in dogs - including the common symptoms and treatments.
Finding the right boarding facility can be an emotional journey, especially if you don't know too much about boarding your dog somewhere. Today our Rancho Palos Verdes vets are here to help you make an informed choice about the right dog boarding facility for your canine companion.
Just like humans, when dogs eat, plaque can form on their teeth, and if it isn't brushed away regularly can harden into tartar which can cause a range of dental health problems. In this post, our Rancho Palos Verdes vets explain how plaque and tartar form in a dog's mouth and how you can prevent it.
Toxoplasma gondii is a protozoan parasite like giardia. Related to the coccidian protozoa, all warm-blooded animals are at risk of Toxoplasma gondii infection. Today our Rancho Palos Verdes vets are here to educate pet owners about everything they need to know regarding Toxoplasma gondii.
Today our Rancho Palos Verdes vets share advice on what to do with your dog while you travel. Dogs are social creatures who can't just be left alone for days at a time, so read on for useful tips on how to make sure your canine companion isn't too lonely or lacking in care while you're away.
As much as you would love to stay home with your canine companion all day, it isn't always feasible because of work, school, and errands. That being said, you are probably wondering how long can you leave your dog alone and what they do all day when you are gone. Today, our Rancho Palos Verdes vets answer these questions.
Parvovirus is an extremely contagious, life-threatening condition that spreads among dogs or through contact with contaminated items including toys and bowls. Here, our vets in Rancho Palos Verdes discuss the facts about parvovirus symptoms, causes, and treatments that all dog owners should be aware of in order to keep their canine companions in excellent health.
Bordetella bronchiseptica in cats is a bacterium that can cause an upper respiratory illness. It is mostly a concern in environments where cats are maintained in large groupings, such as rescue shelters and some breeding houses. Antibiotics may successfully cure infections, and an effective vaccination is available in many areas. Today, our Rancho Palos Verdes vets discuss cat bordetella and what you can do to spot and stop it.