Summer is well underway, and it is a wonderful time to get out and enjoy some time with friends and loved ones. Sadly, hot summer days can be unsafe for animals. When the mercury climbs, it is crucial to know how to keep your fur baby out of harm's way. Here at Family Veterinary Inc., we don’t want to witness any companion animals experiencing heat-related illnesses during the scorching hot summer months. Learn how to protect your pet with these tips from a vet in Los Angeles.
May is Chip Your Pet Month, and it's a perfect time to familiarize yourself with the importance of having your canine companion or feline friend microchipped. The American Humane Society estimates that around one-third of dogs and cats in the United States will, at some point in their life, get lost or be stolen. Unfortunately, very few will ever make it back home.
Each year, millions of pets suffer from accidental poisoning. In an effort to raise awareness of this all-too-common situation, March has been designated Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month. At Family Veterinary, Inc., we would like to take this opportunity to provide some useful information regarding the most common poisons and symptoms of poisoning.
Being a pet parent means doing whatever it takes to keep your pet happy and healthy - including taking care of their dental health. According to estimates from the AVMA, about 80% of dogs and cats over the age of 4 suffer from moderate to severe periodontal disease. The good news, though, is that you can prevent your pet from being part of this alarming statistic by ensuring that they receive appropriate dental care.
The holiday season is all about sharing your love with those who are most important to you. At Thanksgiving, this often means enjoying a festive meal together. And in many homes, no holiday dining room is complete without at least one pet. When mealtime rolls around, it can be hard to say no to their pleading eyes, but doing so could help you avoid a visit from a veterinarian in LA. Many of the foods that cover tables across the nation on Thanksgiving Day are, unfortunately, not safe for dogs. Keep reading to discover a few things you should avoid feeding your canine companion this holiday season.
Whether you have a brand-new kitten or puppy or an older pet, having them vaccinated is one of the best and easiest ways to ensure their long-term health. Pet vaccines are highly effective and safeguarding dogs and cats against a wide range of potentially deadly diseases, and the risk of side effects or complications is extremely low. At Family Veterinary Inc., we offer mobile pet vaccines in Los Angeles and would be more than happy to have your pet as our newest patient.
At Family Veterinary, Inc., we understand and are here to lend a helping paw. As a house call vet in Los Angeles, we are equipped to provide a complete range of veterinary
The overpopulation of cats and dogs is a huge problem in countless areas. As a dog or cat owner, having your pet spayed or neutered is one of the best and most responsible choices you can make. In addition to preventing your pet from contributing to the unwanted pet population, spaying and neutering completely eliminate the
As a pet parent, you want your dog or cat to live a long, healthy, and happy life. One of the best ways to do that, of course, is to ensure that your pet receives appropriate veterinary care throughout his or her life. From routine checkups and vaccinations to spaying and neutering and emergency care, there are all sorts of services for which your pet might need a veterinarian.
If you struggle with getting your pet to the vet’s office or have a companion that’s anxious in a clinic setting, we have the perfect solution for you. We understand that some pets have their own set of quirks and requirements, but that shouldn’t limit their ability to find quality veterinary care. If you are in search of a mobile pet clinic in
For many pet parents, making a trip to the vet’s office isn’t easy or convenient. Quite a few pets – especially cats – do not tolerate travel well. They hate being put in carriers, and all the unfamiliar scents, sounds, and sights at the vet’s office can cause extreme stress.