Why Running An Annual Fecal Test Should Matter To You

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What is a fecal test? A fecal test is a two step test done by looking at your pet’s feces under a microscope. First, the examiner looks to see if there are any parasites or parasite eggs present in the sample. Then, the examiner runs a ELISA test which looks for Giardia; it can be […]

Tips for Pet Dental Health

It’s hard to believe the concept of caring for pet dental health – it is something relatively new to the pet owning public. Many clients will say, “Why does my pet have a problem with its teeth? I’ve owned dogs or cats all my life and never had a problem before.” There are many potential […]

Amazing Animals: Leao the Dog

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A series of terrible floods and subsequent landslides rocked cities around Rio de Janiero in January 2011. An estimated 1,700 people lost their lives. “Leao,” the dog in the picture above, lost her owner in the disaster. She sat by the grave of her owner for two consecutive days. This powerful picture shows that the bonds […]

Holiday Safety for Pets

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Holiday safety for pets begins before the holidays even begins! As we enter into another holiday season, there are many things we need to be aware of to keep our pets safe. The holidays create lots of changes in a pet’s environment that could lead to potential dangers. We need to take special care during […]

HELP! We Have Pet Separation Anxiety!

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Does your dog whine, cry, bark or become destructive when you leave the house? He may be coping with anxiety as a result of being separated from you. This is a very common problem many pet owners are faced with. Pet separation anxiety can be a frustrating and costly problem. It is usually more than […]

The Pet Hospital With Special Love for New Pets

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Do you have a new pet and need some advice on how to take care of him or her?  At Laguna Beach Veterinary Medical Center, we’re more than happy to  help with your situation at our pet hospital. In business since 2010, we go above and beyond with our services to fulfill your pet care needs. […]

Dealing With Pet Allergies

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Springtime is in full swing and many of us are feeling the familiar running nose, itchy eyes and sinus congestion as nature provides us with all the color and new growth. Sometimes, pet owners are surprised to find out that their dog or cat can have pet allergies as well. Pets can be allergic to […]

Solving Pet Ear Issues

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  Pet ear issues are common ailments among both cats and dogs. Changes in weather and season often trigger itchy problematic ears. Here’s some advice for pet ear issues I commonly see: What most pet owners and many veterinarians overlook is that an ear infection is quite often secondary to another, primary problem. Most often that […]

It’s Pet Dental Awareness Month!

  In honor of Pet Dental Health Awareness Month we are offering 20% off Cat and Dog dental cleanings when you mention this offer. Did you know we have a full pet dental surgical suite and digital dental x-ray capabilities? Check out more details about this gentle pet dental suite at Laguna Beach Veterinary Medical […]