Manhattan Beach Animal Hospital – Pet Health Topics

Diagnosing & Treating Diabetes in Cats

Diabetes is increasing among cats as well as humans. In fact, it’s estimated that 2% or more of the feline population will develop diabetes. Fortunately, our veterinarians can treat feline diabetes. Thanks to recent advancements in veterinary medicine, many cats with diabetes now live longer, healthier lives. What is Cat Diabetes? Mammal’s bodies (including humans and cats) use “glucose” (a type of sugar) for fuel. This glucose is obtained by breaking down carbohydrates in their food. Insulin, a hormone made […]

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Diagnosing & Treating Diabetes in Dogs

Diabetes is increasing among dogs as well as humans. In fact, approximately one in 200 dogs will develop  diabetes. Fortunately, our veterinarians can treat canine diabetes, thanks to recent strides in veterinary medicine. Many dogs with diabetes now live longer, healthier lives. What is Dog Diabetes? Mammal’s bodies (including humans and dogs) use “glucose” (“sugar”) for fuel. This glucose comes from breaking down carbohydrates in the food. Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, extracts the glucose from the blood […]

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Veterinarians’ Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Be Thankful & Safe With These Tips From Our Veterinarians! At the top of most family’s list of what we are thankful for is our pets! But when the house is filled with guests, pets can get stressed. And sharing our holiday food and fun with our furry friends, can carry some serious health hazards for cats, dogs and other household pets. Follow these Safety Tips from our veterinarians to keep your canine & feline companions safe during Thanksgiving! Veterinarian Tip […]

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Pet Diabetes Awareness Month

November is pet diabetes awareness month. Know the symptoms of this dangerous disease! Diabetes is increasing in humans, as well as in cats and dogs, in the United States. This silent disease can be fatal if left untreated. But when caught early and treated properly by our Veterinarians, your diabetic cat or dog can still live a long, happy and normal life! The symptoms of diabetes in cats and dogs can include: Drinking excessive water (or no water) Frequent or […]

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South Bay Pet Fair – 2017

The 2017 South Bay Pet Adoption Fair was a wonderful & informative event, where many pets found forever homes. Take a look at our photos! At this year’s South Bay Pet Adoption Fair area residents could earn about pet adoptions, low cost veterinary services, proper pet care, animal safety laws, and current legislation protecting pets. Adoption costs were covered for the first 15 dogs to find a new, loving home. And ALL cat adoption fees were covered! The event was hosted by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi, in […]

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When to Engage in Cat Grooming & Nail Clipping

Cat Grooming & Nail Clipping – Cats are known for being fastidiously clean. So, many people do not realize that some cats need occasional help when it comes to grooming and keeping impeccably clean. Your kitty’s age, lifestyle, and health all factor into the amount of cat grooming they will require. While cats are famous for tending to their own grooming needs themselves, many cats can benefit from additional grooming beyond what they can do on their own. 6 Situations When […]

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Dog Grooming – Cleaning Dogs’ Eyes

Dog Grooming: How to Keep Your Dog’s Eyes Clean. Dogs often need help keeping their eyes clean – yet dog’s eyes can be very delicate. Caring properly for your dog’s eyes not only keeps them comfortable, but prevents infections and eye injury later. Regularly grooming – and observing your pet’s eyes so you can catch any problem early – helps prevent eye problems. Eye infections in dogs are usually caused by bacteria, which can be treated with antibiotic ointments or […]

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Best Dog Grooming – By Breed

Dog Grooming – The Right Grooming for Your Breed’s Needs! Regular dog grooming is essential to keep any dog happy, healthy, and comfortable. But when it comes to dog grooming – just like dog collars – one size definitely doesn’t fit all dogs! Our experienced dog groomers have groomed almost every size and breed of canine – from tiny, hairless Chihuahuas to big, fluffy Samoyeds. In this article our Veterinary staff explains the different grooming needs of different breeds of […]

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Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

More pets are lost on July 4th than any other day of the year! Read these quick tips to help keep your pets safe this 4th of July. CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE FLIER

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Summer Heat Pet Dangers!

High SoCal summer temperatures can be deadly for pets – and not just in hot cars. Read these tips for keeping your pet safe in the heat.   CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE FLIER

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