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  • Heat Stroke Alert for all "Flat Faced" Dog Breeds
    This diagram says it all. Dogs thermoregulate by panting. Brachycephalic breeds, i.e. Bulldogs, Pekingese, Pugs, are at tremendous risk for heat stroke on even a warm day. Once they start panting, Read more
  • Alert From VCA Advanced Veterinary Care Center in Lawndale
    VCA Advanced Veterinary Care Center will be closing today at 5 pm as they will not have a doctor on staff. If you have a pet emergency and are not able Read more
  • Another Request for Patience and Understanding
    THIS IS ANOTHER REQUEST FOR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING FROM OUR CURRENT CLIENTS AND ALL POSSIBLE FUTURE CLIENTS OF FAMILY PET CLINIC OF REDONDO BEACH: When the pandemic hit, a number of Read more
  • Brachycephalic Airway Obstruction Syndrome in Flat-Faced Dogs
    This is such an excellent article on brachycephalic dogs and all of their --unfortunately ---very common congenital defects. I am a "bulldog expert" and I see these problems presented to me Read more
  • Pardon Our Dust
    Please be patient with us! We are experiencing unprecedented high demand for veterinary services right now and we cannot keep up with client requests for services. We are booking out 3-4 weeks Read more
  • Tight Nostrils & Elongated Soft Palate Surgery - French Bulldog
    Meet "Hercules": Hercules is a 16 month old French Bulldog cutie that needed to have both his tight nostrils and his over long soft palate surgically corrected.I have posted a Read more
  • Meet "Penny" a French Bulldog
    Meet "Penny". This beautiful 21 month old French Bulldog was born with "Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS)" and she suffered from over heating during exercise and inability to fully exercise. Penny Read more
  • Stertor and Stridor :: The Sounds Bulldogs Make When Trying to Breathe
    I surgically repair the airways of brachycephalic "short faced" breeds. I have become an "expert" and I find the results incredibly rewarding! Today I ran across this wonderful explanation (Please click here Read more
  • Disease Alert! DISTEMPER
    LA County veterinarians just received a Distemper alert today. What follows is the actual alert. But the bottom line is that everyone needs to make sure that all dogs are Read more
  • FRENCH BULLDOGS AND REGURGITATION AND VOMITING
    I attended a 3.5 hour international "Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Disease" symposium yesterday, and the propensity for brachycephalic breeds with congenital airway issues to vomit, gag and regurgitate was addressed. It is Read more
  • Public Service Announcement!
    All pet owners out there--- Please know that all veterinary hospitals are booking out many days if not weeks for appointments.  Emergency clinics are functioning at a "triage level" to determine Read more
  • Please be patient with us!
    We have been short staffed for a few weeks and we continue to be short staffed for an undeterminable period of time, so we may not be answering our phones Read more
  • Leptospirosis in Southern California
    This specific news alert is coming from San Diego, but, here in LA and Orange counties we certainly see a rise in Lepto cases as soon as the rains hit, Read more
  • When to spay or neuter your dog? All breeds are not created equal!
    UC Davis recently published an excellent study that supports the following new recommendations regarding when to spay and neuter many different breeds of dogs.  We no longer can follow the “6 Read more
  • Holiday Boarding for Dogs & Cats
    This beautiful puppy would like to remind you that we have very comfortable living spaces available here at Family Pet Clinic of Redondo Beach... just in case you have necessary Read more
  • Pets & COVID Article
    I found this is an accurate and helpful article-- Here is the most important "take home" point: According to the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research: “Animals don’t appear to Read more

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