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Why You Should Never Give Chocolate to Your Dog

Although chocolate is a tasty treat for humans, there are many reasons why you should never give your dog chocolate. Chocolate contains a compound called theobromine that dogs can’t metabolize and it acts like poison. However, it’s important to understand a bit more about how chocolate can affect the health of your pet dog. Chocolate […]

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Hospice Care

When our beloved pets get older and sick, an extra special level of care is required. Dr. Horn is a member of the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care and is specially trained in how to improve your pet’s quality of life during this difficult time and will assist you in making the […]

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Diagnostics

It’s always scary when your pet gets sick. Our Orange medical team is here to help. We will make your sick friend get better. Quick, accurate diagnosis of the problem is essential. We have the training and the tools necessary to get the answer to your pet’s ailment. We take your pet’s health very seriously. […]

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Laboratory Analysis

We can run blood, urine, fecal samples, and cytology in-house to get answers fast. We also work with reference labs to get more specialized testing performed.

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Surgery

We understand that surgery and anesthesia can be very scary. We take all anesthetic cases very seriously. We thoroughly screen all of our patients to make sure there are no hidden complications by performing exams before every anesthesia and requiring minimum baseline lab testing based on species, breed, and age. We use multimodal pain management. […]

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Boarding

We understand how difficult it is to leave your pet. Our goal is to make your pet’s stay as rewarding and comfortable as possible. Our premier facility has much to offer to our canine and feline guests. We offer both day boarding and overnight care. For our canine guests: Temperature controlled, indoor only, individual suites […]

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Grooming

Meet our groomer, Joann! Joann started grooming in her teens at a show kennel with Standard Poodles and Shih Tzus. From there she worked at Canine Coiffures in Connecticut and, over the next 20 years, worked her way to manager. She then decided to move with her family to sunny California and has worked in […]

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Training

We offer dog training. Too often neglected by veterinarians as a part of a happy and healthy life, proper behavior is critical. Too many dogs are euthanized or abandoned due to poor behavior. We feel that early intervention is critical to having a loving relationship with your pet. We offer puppy and adult dog training […]

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Rehabilitation Therapy

This is an adjunct to surgery to speed healing and good mobility of affected limb. It also is an alternative to surgery in many cases. Rehabilitation therapy is using specific modalities to reduce pain, enhance healing, and increase the function of a specific area. Therapy typically includes a combination of medications, dietary supplements, therapies in […]

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Laser Therapy

The therapy laser radically increases circulation, which reduces pain and inflammation by stimulating an endorphin/enkephalin release and radically excites the energy carrier in the cell (the ATP) to heal the cells in 1/3 to 1/2 faster than normal healing time. Laser treatments are cumulative and one builds upon another. A therapy laser treats any inflammation, […]

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