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Our veterinary team shares helpful advice and tips to help our patients in Torrance and Carson to keep their pet happy and healthy.

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Diagnostic Imaging for your Dog or Cat

Diagnostic Imaging for your Dog or Cat

Diagnostic imaging is an exceptional tool used by our Torrance vets to help us pinpoint the cause, extent, or seriousness of your pet's illness or injury. Depending on your pet's condition, the type of diagnostic imaging used will vary. Below are a few of the tests that your vet may recommend to help diagnose or treat your dog or cat.

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Dog Wound Care & Healing Stages

Dog Wound Care & Healing Stages

Dogs are playful and curious so they can get injured. Most of the time it is minor and can be managed easily so it's important to know how to care for your dog's wounds. Today our Torrance Companion Animal Hospital can explain wound care for your dog and the healing stages to look out for.

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My Dog Ate Gum: Is That Dangerous?

My Dog Ate Gum: Is That Dangerous?

If your dog has just eaten gum you are probably concerned and don't know what to do. Today our Torrance vets will provide you with information on what to do if your dog has swallowed gum and if it is dangerous for them.

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Dogs Eating Grass: Why Do They Do It And Is It Safe?

Dogs Eating Grass: Why Do They Do It And Is It Safe?

Our Torrance vets are often asked why dogs eat grass, and whether it is safe. Today our Torrance Companion Animal Hospital team shares some of the reasons why dogs eat grass, and when you should be concerned.

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Old Cats – Caring for Senior Cats

Old Cats – Caring for Senior Cats

Thanks to advancements in veterinary care and medicine, pet nutrition and diet research and development, and accessibility to information for pet owners, our senior cats are living far longer than they used to. Today, our Torrance vets talk about what to expect as your cat ages and share tips on how to care for your senior cat.

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7 Benefits of Pet Wellness Plans

7 Benefits of Pet Wellness Plans

Are you wondering why more and more pet parents are signing up for wellness plans? Today, our Torrance vets share some of the benefits of wellness plans for your beloved canine companion or feline friend.

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Best Dog Food For Senior Dogs

Best Dog Food For Senior Dogs

As our canine companions age, they are likely to find themselves with different dietary needs or even tastes. Today our Torrance vets answer questions about geriatric care, and what the best dog food for older dogs is.

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Help! My Cat Is Breathing Heavily, What Should I Do?

Help! My Cat Is Breathing Heavily, What Should I Do?

Heavy breathing and panting are often associated with dogs because that's how they cool down. However, this behavior isn't usually seen in cats. Here, our Torrance vets explain the reasons why your cat could be breathing heavily/panting and when you should call your vet.

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What is the Average Cost of Owning a Dog?

What is the Average Cost of Owning a Dog?

If you are considering getting a new puppy, you're probably wondering how much it will cost to own a dog. Today our Torrance vets will discuss the potential costs of owning a dog.

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X-Rays for Dogs and Cats

X-Rays for Dogs and Cats

If your cat or dog is booked to have an x-ray (radiograph) you may be wondering how it will help and what your vet will learn from it. Our Torrance vets share the purpose and necessity of taking X-rays of your cat or dog.

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