Animal Health

Memorial for Sydney the Goldendoodle

One of my longest-term patients recently passed away.  I got to know Sydney when I first moved to Los Angeles and was working at TLC Pet Medical Center (now VCA TLC Animal Hospital) in West Hollywood.  As a Goldendoodle with a big personality and presence, Sydney was always a patient I enjoyed seeing on my […]

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What is Parvovirus? Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Canine Parvovirus (CPV) is a potential killer in the world of infectious organisms that can affect our dog companions.  Unfortunately, many owners don’t know that their pooch is infected until clinical signs of mild to severe digestive tract upset (decreased appetite, vomit, diarrhea, etc.) occur.   CPV is diagnosis that we veterinarians hate giving our […]

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The Vets Will See You Now via Real Simple Magazine October 2018

Have you wondered about those red bumps under your cat’s chin?  How about the best means to keep your senior hound healthy?  What about the chronic discharge running from your rabbit’s eyes?   If the above questions have ever come across your mind, then some answers are available via the October 2018 edition of Real […]

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Canine and Feline Heart Disease: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Heart disease is one diagnosis that greatly concerns many pet owners when it is given to a canine, feline, or other animal companion by the veterinarian overseeing the pet’s health.   Fortunately, there are many types and varying degrees of severity when it comes to heart disease.  If your pet is diagnosed with a heart […]

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Memorial for Hudson the Dog

One of the most-challenging parts of my job as a veterinarian is guiding my clients through the process of bidding farewell to a beloved canine or feline companion. Recently, I had to help a sweet, senior mixed-breed named Hudson cross the rainbow bridge.    Hudson was my patient for the past seven years and ultimately […]

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