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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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Why Are Regular Veterinary Checkups Important?

Why Are Regular Veterinary Checkups Important?

Routinely scheduled wellness exams help to keep your pet healthy by giving your vet the chance to examine your companion for early signs of disease as well as to monitor your cat or dog's overall health. Here, our Torrance vets share more about why routine exams are important and what you should be able to expect at your pet's annual veterinary checkup.

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Getting Your Cat Fixed: When and What To Know

Getting Your Cat Fixed: When and What To Know

Getting your cat spayed or neutered, also commonly called "fixed" can come with a wide range of benefits. Here, our Torrance vets explain when you should get your kitten or adult cat fixed as well as the benefits of spaying or neutering your cat.

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ACL Surgery in Dogs

ACL Surgery in Dogs

Often called a dog's ACL or cruciate, the CCL (or cranial cruciate ligament) joins the shin and thigh of your dog's leg and can become painfully injured if torn. Here, our Torrance vets explain the different surgical treatment options used to treat a torn ACL in a dog.

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How often should I bring my pet to the vet?

How often should I bring my pet to the vet?

Regular trips to the veterinarian give your pet the best chance at lifelong wellbeing, but just how often should you take them? It largely depends on their age, breed, and species. Today, our Torrance vets explain...

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How am I able to help my dog after surgery?

How am I able to help my dog after surgery?

After your pup undergoes surgery, you play a key role in helping their full and quick recovery. Diligent and attentive post-operative care is critical to helping your dog return to their daily routine as soon as possible. Here, our Torrance vets share some tips on how you can help your dog recovery after surgery.

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FHO surgery in cats

FHO surgery in cats

FHO surgery can be a relatively inexpensive and effective surgical treatment option for cats who are suffering from hip problems. Our Torrance veterinary team is here to explain the anatomy of your pet's hips, what is involved in FHO surgery and your cat's recovery process.

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IVDD Surgery in Dogs

IVDD Surgery in Dogs

IVDD, or intervertebral disc disease, is a very serious and painful condition affecting your dog's spine. If your pup has been diagnosed with IVDD which affects their ability to walk, surgery may be the best and only option for the treatment of their conditions, alleviating their pain and restoring their mobility. Here, our Torrance vets explain more.

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What You Need to Know About FHO Surgery in Dogs and Cats

What You Need to Know About FHO Surgery in Dogs and Cats

FHO, or femoral head ostectomy, is a surgery used to treat hip problems in cats and dogs. It works to alleviate hip pain and increase mobility. Today, our Torrance vets discuss how this process works and what conditions may benefit from FHO surgery.

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How to Recognize and Treat Heatstroke in Dogs

How to Recognize and Treat Heatstroke in Dogs

Spending a lot of time in the sun with your pup? Be sure to know the signs of heatstroke in dogs and what to do with you think your dog is experiencing heatstroke. Today, our vets at share the symptoms of this potentially fatal condition and tips for how to prevent heatstroke in your dog.

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Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

Unfortunately, veterinary emergencies caused by illness, accidents and injuries can happen at any time. But how do you know what you should take your cat or dog in to your vet for emergency care? Here, our Torrance veterinary team share some of the reasons you may want to bring your companion in for emergency care.

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