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Memorial for Spencer the Labrador Retriever Mix

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A long-term patient of mine named Spencer recently passed away.  I first got to know Spencer and his family when he moved from New York to Los Angeles in 2013.  I knew him during his healthier times when his mobility was quite good, despite having had knee surgery and osteoarthritis, and was there until the […]

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Should You Give CBD to Your Pet?

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The opportunity to spread my message of holistic veterinary medicine through various media outlets is something in which I partake whenever possible.  Therefore, I was enthused to receive the request to appear on Spectrum News SoCal 1’s Inside the Issues with Alex Cohen to discuss the use of CBD in pets.   For full disclosure, […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Fleas and Ticks

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  I’m grateful to live in Southern California where our generally arid climate doesn’t support the lifecycle of fleas, ticks, and other arthropods as well as parts of the country that are more humid and commensurately warm.  As a result, fleas and ticks don’t thrive as well and infestations can be isolated to regional pockets […]

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Memorial for Bird the Affenpinscher

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A very unique patient of mine named Bird recently passed away.  Bird was an older Affenpinscher who I got to know during the later years of her life.  Bird was a special find for her owner through Petfinder.com, as the Affenpinscher is not a breed that commonly ends up in pet rescues. Although I only […]

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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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