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  • Canine Influenza and Leptospirosis Disease Update
    Current outbreak status: Canine Influenza H3N2:• Over 800 reported confirmed and suspected cases and 7 reported deaths in LA County. • 2 animal shelters affected. • Spreading rapidly at pet boarding and daycare Read more
  • Check out this Cutie!
    His name is "Ravioli" and today he is 15 days post stenotic nares surgery. His nose looks wonderful! The few remaining sutures will likely "disappear" over the next 2 weeks, and Read more
  • LEPTOSPIROSIS OUTBREAK IN DOGS
    Dear Clients and Friends:  Here is the latest alert for our region regarding the contagious bacterial disease Leptospirosis. Please read the entire health alert for full details. The important "take home" Read more
  • Why Has My Veterinarian Been So Busy?
    Greetings to all Family Pet Clinic of Redondo Beach (FPCRB) clients and possible future clients:I am begging all of you for some increased compassion, empathy, and understanding. FPCRB has been functioning Read more
  • Leptospirosis and H3N2 Canine Influenza Virus Outbreaks
    Animal Health Alert for Los Angeles County:  We are experiencing outbreaks of both Leptospirosis and H3N2 Canine Influenza Virus. Please see the alert from our public health veterinarian below. We Read more
  • Flea-borne typhus has been diagnosed in humans
    Health Alert for Los Angeles County:  Flea-borne typhus has been diagnosed in humans. The full press release is copy/pasted below, but the "take home" point is to please make sure your Read more
  • Hazards of Grain Free Diets
    Veterinarians are finally seeing the outcomes of studies that confirm a link between grain free diets and heart disease. Grains are not "bad" for dogs. Dogs have been eating human food Read more
  • South Los Angeles County Dog Health Alert
    A respiratory disease outbreak in dogs in a boarding kennel was reported in the southern half of Los Angeles County this week. Clinical signs reported include coughing, nasal discharge, and difficulty Read more
  • 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

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