Our Pico Rivera veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Fluid in a Dog's Lungs: Causes and Treatment

Fluid in a Dog's Lungs: Causes and Treatment

While fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) is most commonly associated with pneumonia in dogs, fluid can build up in the lungs as a result of a number of other conditions. Today, our Pico Rivera internal medicine vet explains more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for fluid in the lungs in dogs.

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How to Prepare your Dog for Surgery

How to Prepare your Dog for Surgery

Our Pico Rivera vets know that preparing for your dog to have surgery can be stressful. So we're providing the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about how to prepare your dog for surgery.

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Why is my cat shedding so much?

Why is my cat shedding so much?

Cat hair tends to stick around no matter how much you sweep, vacuum, or dust. The good news is that shedding is a normal behavior in cats. Excessive shedding, however, can alert you to potential medical issues. Our Pico Rivera vets will explain what you should look out for.

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How to Treat Dandruff on Cats

How to Treat Dandruff on Cats

Can cats get dandruff? Actually, yes. Like humans, cats can also suffer from dandruff. And the condition of a cat's skin and hair can tell a vet a lot about the animal's health. If your cat has large amounts of dandruff, it may need to be looked at by a vet. Our Pico Rivera vets explain what you need to know about cat dandruff here.

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How often should pets see a vet for dental cleaning

How often should pets see a vet for dental cleaning

Gum disease and tooth decay are as problematic for dogs as they are for people. That's why caring for your dog's teeth is an important element of caring for your dog's overall health. Today our Pico Rivera vets share some tips on how to keep your pup's teeth clean and their mouth healthy.

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When to Spay or Neuter a Kitten

When to Spay or Neuter a Kitten

If you have recently acquired a kitten, you may be wondering when it is safe to spay or neuter. Our Pico Rivera vets explain what the best age is to spay or neuter a kitten and why spaying or neutering your cat not only prevents unwanted litter but can help to curb many unwanted behaviors. 

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Routine Care Checklist For Pets

Routine Care Checklist For Pets

Routine wellness exams - or vet checkups - can help to provide your pet with the best possible chance at a long and healthy life, but what does a routine exam entail? Today our Pico Rivera vets explain what happens when you bring your pet in for a vet checkup. 

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Senior Cats Age: When Is a Cat Considered a Senior?

Senior Cats Age: When Is a Cat Considered a Senior?

Our senior cats are living far longer lives than they used to due to advances in veterinary care and medicine, pet nutrition and diet research and development, and pet owner access to information. Today, our Pico Rivera vets discuss what to expect as your cat ages and share senior cat care tips.

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How To Help a Dog With a Cut Paw Pad

How To Help a Dog With a Cut Paw Pad

While the pads of your dog's paws are much tougher than the bottoms of your feet, they can still suffer from cuts and other injuries. Our Pico Rivera emergency vets and team explain what you should do if your dog has a cut paw pad.

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When Should I Take My Cat to the Vet for Limping?

When Should I Take My Cat to the Vet for Limping?

Most cats will injure themselves at some point because they are curious and active creatures. There are numerous reasons why your cat may be limping, whether your cat is a homebody or an outdoor adventurer. Our Pico Rivera veterinarians discuss why cats limp and what to do if your cat is limping today.

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