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Should I get my dog vaccinated?

Should I get my dog vaccinated?

Our vets know that repeated vaccination appointments for your dog as well as boosters each year throughout their life may feel a bit inconvenient. However, following your dog's vaccination schedule is the best way for you to protect your canine companion from a host of both serious and potentially deadly diseases. Here, our Torrance vets explain more. 

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Cavities in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Cavities in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Can dogs get cavities? The short answer is yes. Just like in people, poor oral hygiene can lead to dogs developing cavities, although it's less common than in people. Here, our Torrance vets explain what to do if your dog develops one or more cavities.

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Raising a Puppy & Kitten Together

Raising a Puppy & Kitten Together

If you think that one kitten or puppy is adorable, then having both must be twice as good, right? While kittens and puppies may look extra sweet in photographs, there are some things to keep in mind when raising a kitten and puppy together. Here, our Torrance vets explain.

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Teething In Kittens: What Can You Do To Help?

Teething In Kittens: What Can You Do To Help?

Just like people, cats have baby teeth that fall out before their permanent teeth emerge. Here, our Torrance vets explain teething in kittens and how you can help your feline friend through this process. 

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Tips and Tricks For Handling Your Teething Puppy

Tips and Tricks For Handling Your Teething Puppy

Pain that is caused by teething will often lead to our adorable companions chewing on things that they really shouldn't. Here are a few tips and tricks from our Torrance vets on how to help your puppy find pain relief and how to get you both through this tough stage.

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What is Puppy Pyoderma?

What is Puppy Pyoderma?

As a puppy ages and matures, their body and immune system become more adept at repelling invaders and managing commonly-encountered bacteria or irritants. In the early months of their life, however, puppies are susceptible to any number of serious or mild infections including puppy pyoderma. Here, our Torrance vets explain more. 

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How to Take Care of a Kitten: Complete Guide

How to Take Care of a Kitten: Complete Guide

When caring for a newborn kitten, there are lots of things you will need to know, especially if they don't have a mother. Here, our Torrance veterinary team shares how to care for a kitten without a mother, what can go wrong and a guide on when to bring them to their first veterinary appointment.

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Your Puppy's First Vet Visit: A Checklist

Your Puppy's First Vet Visit: A Checklist

Your young dog's first visit to your veterinarian's office is incredibly important to help ensure their life-long health and well-being. Here, our Torrance vets explain the checklist of what checks and exams we conduct and what treatments we administer at your puppy's first vet visit.

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How often should you take your bunny to the vet?

How often should you take your bunny to the vet?

You love your pet rabbit and know that bunnies need special care and attention at home and from veterinary professionals to stay healthy and happy. But how often should you be bringing your bunny in to see your vet? Here, our Torrance vets explain.

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The Truth About Teacup Dogs

The Truth About Teacup Dogs

Teacup dogs are cute and have become trendy in the media—but do these dogs make the best pets? Today, our Torrance vets share the truth about teacup dogs. 

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