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  • How to conduct a hypoallergenic diet trial

    May 31 2017

    How to conduct a hypoallergenic diet trial Pets with suspected food allergy are best tested with diet trials but blood tests can also be helpful. Even the allergy labs caution…

  • Understanding Pet Food Allergy

    May 23 2017

    Understanding Pet Food Allergy Two of the most confused areas for pet owners are nutrition and allergic disease. Both are complex and when you combine the two you got a…

  • Pet Food Phobias

    May 16 2017

    Pet Food Phobias Why are we afraid of the dark? It’s because we don’t know what’s in it! The same can apply to our pets’ diets. Do we know what…

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    May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

    May 02 2017

    May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Keep your pets protected against ticks. We carry great tick preventatives. We also have a combo test that tests for 3 ticks diseases including…

  • Pet Food Safety: Real dangers and overblown fears.

    Apr 26 2017

    Pets don’t get sick from properly inspected and manufactured foods. And by inspected, I mean a very comprehensive quality control program. Considering everything else pets manage to choke down while…

  • Pet Food Ingredients: The good, the good enough and the not so good.

    Apr 18 2017

      The good news is that you can read a package label, understand it and not stress out about feeding a normal, healthy pet. The less good news is that…

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    Canine Influenza H3N2 in L.A. County Announced

    Apr 11 2017

    On March 31, 2017, Veterinary Public Health was alerted that the probable index case of a respiratory outbreak among imported dogs tested PCR positive for canine influenza H3N2. The dog…

  • The Pet Food Claim Game

    Apr 07 2017

    This is the second installment on our journey through a confusing world of pet nutrition. Who believes everything they read or hear when it comes to advertisements? Correct answer; no…

  • 6 Rules For Clearing Up Pet Nutritional Confusions

    Mar 24 2017

    Clearing Up Nutritional Confusions There is no more fertile ground for confusing pet owners than the subject of how and what to feed pets. I counsel people on these subjects…

  • Our Veterinarians Are Your Pet’s Superheroes!

    Mar 14 2017

    A true superhero is one that has a lot of care for the well being of others. They do all that they can to help those in need. They are…