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September 2016

We have now entered our Grey Period

By | September 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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March 2016

Claws on Paws

By | March 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 [...]

September 2015

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

By | September 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

Tick Talk

By | August 28th, 2015|Pet Healthcare, Ticks|

by Dr. Bernstein LOS ANGELES, CA - With the passage of time, changes occur in our environment.  One of the indicators of this change is variation in the plant and animal species in our community.  In my early years of practice, I would rarely see a dog with a tick.  If a dog presented with [...]

May 2014

Vaccines – An Ounce of Prevention

By | May 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 [...]

February 2009

 Don’t Let Allergies Split Up Your Family

By | February 28th, 2009|Pet Healthcare, Safety Tips|

How to Keep the Family Dog When Your Child is Allergic The story is all-too-familiar. Fido has been a part of the family for years and suddenly your child experiences an allergic reaction to your beloved family pet. Rashes, plugged nose, itching -- it's unbearable to see a child suffer. Most people faced with this [...]

January 2008

New Year’s Resolutions For Your Dog

By | January 10th, 2008|Pet Healthcare|

LOS ANGELES - It is that time of year again - time to make our New Year's Resolutions. For some, this can be a bittersweet crossroads as the excitement of new possibilities is met by memories of abandoned resolutions in years past. Here at the Squad, however, our furry friends have taught us one invaluable [...]