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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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Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes & Remedies

Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes & Remedies

Do you recoil from your pup when they get close for a cuddle or find yourself apologizing for their smell to others? Bad breath is very common in dogs—especially as they age—and can actually be a sign of serious health issues in your pooch. Here, our Torrance vets explain the causes of bad breath and how to prevent and treat it.

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How To Help Your Cat Recover From Surgery

How To Help Your Cat Recover From Surgery

Being aware of how to care for your cat after they have undergone a surgical procedure is important to helping them return to their normal selves as soon as possible. Here, our Torrance vets explain some of the ways you can help your cat to recover from veterinary surgery. 

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Why Dental Care for Your Dog Is Important

Why Dental Care for Your Dog Is Important

Keeping your dog's mouth healthy is critical for maintaining their overall health, unfortunately, many dogs don't get the dental care they need to stay healthy. Our Torrance vets are here to explain why proper dental care is so important for your dog. 

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Easy Ways To Keep Your Cat's Teeth Clean

Easy Ways To Keep Your Cat's Teeth Clean

Oral health issues can be just as uncomfortable or painful for cats as they are for people. Mouth and tooth pain may even be uncomfortable enough to cause your cat to stop eating. Here, our Torrance vets share some of the best ways for you to keep your cat's teeth healthy and clean.  

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5 Reasons Why Dog Dental Care Is Important

5 Reasons Why Dog Dental Care Is Important

The health of your dog's teeth and gums is not only a critical aspect of their oral health, but their overall health and well-being as well. However, many pups don't actually get the dental care they need to stay as healthy as they should. Here, our Torrance vets walk you through 5 reasons why dental care is so important in dogs. 

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How to Stop and Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

How to Stop and Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Your dog's oral health can be seriously impacted by periodontal disease—as can their overall health and wellbeing. Here, our Torrance vets explain this disease and its symptoms, its causes and your pet's treatment options if they are suffering from it.

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Is my cat overweight?

Is my cat overweight?

Although you might think that your feline friend is just big and cuddly, carrying a few extra pounds—or even just ounces—can make a significant difference in your cat's health and longevity. Here, our Torrance vets explain how you can tell if your cat is overweight.

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Why Won't my Cat Eat?

Why Won't my Cat Eat?

Cats are notorious for being picky eaters, but you shouldn't assume this is the only reason that they aren't eating. Here, our Torrance vets outline some common causes for your cat's refusal to eat and when you should see your vet about it.

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Laser Spay or Traditional Spay - Which is better?

Laser Spay or Traditional Spay - Which is better?

Having your female cat or dog spayed is a loving and responsible thing to do for your pet, providing them with an extended life expectancy in addition to other benefits. But, should you have your pet laser spayed or traditionally spayed? Here, our Torrance vets explain more about spaying your surgery.

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Why should I get my indoor cat vaccinated?

Why should I get my indoor cat vaccinated?

Our veterinary team in Torrance and Carson know that it can be tempting for cat owners to skip their indoor cat's routine vaccinations. But, even if your feline companion stays inside, there are some excellent reasons to have your cat vaccinated.

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