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November 2016

Foster to Forever

By |2017-07-30T12:15:37-07:00November 18th, 2016|Dog Rescue, Foster, rescue, special needs dogs, Uncategorized|

When we take on a new dog, it is our goal to immediately place him/her in a loving foster home.  Foster homes are an essential part to helping the dogs by providing a stimulating and nurturing environment prior to adoption. This is the ideal situation for a rescue dog's transition to a permanent home as it helps to [...]

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September 2016

We have now entered our Grey Period

By |2017-07-30T12:15:37-07:00September 4th, 2016|Dog Rescue, Pet Healthcare, rescue, special needs dogs|

Over the last few months we have pulled 4 grey mastiff type dogs from the South LA shelter.   Just a few shades off from our normal black dogs but these boys really needed us.   Big Daddy was a hunka burning love that we couldn’t pass up.  He’s been adopted into a great family that [...]

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July 2016

May 2016

Repressed Hostility

By |2017-07-30T12:15:37-07:00May 28th, 2016|Safety Tips, Uncategorized|

by Michael Chill LOS ANGELES, CA Client: "My dog is suffering from a severe case of repressed hostility." MC:"What seems to be the problem?" Client:"I just told you.  He's suffering from a severe case of repressed hostility." MC:"No, I mean, what is he doing?" Client: "He's repressing hostility!  I’m a psychiatrist; I know these things." [...]

March 2016

Claws on Paws

By |2017-07-30T12:15:37-07:00March 10th, 2016|Pet Healthcare, Uncategorized|

Important Facts to Prevent "Claw Damage" and Keep Your Pet's Feet Healthy By Jon Bernstein, DVM Claws are complex structures that are derived from modified skin tissue overlying bone of the end of the digit.  Claws serve many functions, including prehension, predation, aggression, defense, and locomotion. Despite these attributes, claws are sometimes a cause for [...]

October 2015

So What If Your Dog Has Fleas

By |2016-05-28T16:34:47-07:00October 28th, 2015|Fleas, Safety Tips|

Important Facts You Need to Know by Dr. Bernstein LOS ANGELES, CA - “My dog has fleas” is not solely an aid for tuning string instruments. Unfortunately, it is a statement of fact for many Southern Californians. These tiny insects are responsible for making the lives of pets and their owners miserable. Fleas can cause [...]

September 2015

Don’t Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth – Caring for your Dog’s Teeth

By |2017-07-30T12:15:37-07:00September 28th, 2015|Pet Healthcare|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Although this proverb may have some merit for interpersonal  relationships it is not in the best interest of the horse.  Nor is it a good idea to ignore the oral cavity of your dog or car.  Dental enamel is the hardest substance in the body, yet the teeth and gums represent [...]

August 2015

July 2015

What’s on Your Carpet?

By |2016-05-28T16:39:34-07:00July 28th, 2015|Safety Tips|

A sleepless night with a puppy with diarrhea is enough to make one reconsider your acquisition.  Diarrhea is a common problem, but there are many different causes. Young dogs often have loose stool due to excitement, stress, dietary changes, and internal parasites. More serious causes seen in young dogs are blockages and viruses like distemper and [...]

May 2014

Vaccines – An Ounce of Prevention

By |2016-05-28T16:28:22-07:00May 28th, 2014|Pet Healthcare, Vaccinations|

by Dr. Bernstein LOS ANGELES, CA -  Can you imagine a world without vaccines?  A world with diphtheria, typhoid, poliomyelitis, smallpox and rabies running rampant through the population?  Fortunately, prevention against many serious diseases is readily available.  Our animal population is likewise protected against many serious diseases by vaccination. Most pet owners know their dogs [...]

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