1. Signs It’s Time To Bring Your Dog To The Vet

    As the old adage goes, a dog is a man’s best friend. If you own a dog, you already know that taking care of them is relatively straightforward. From keeping them well feed everyday to giving them enough exercise, there are many things you can do to give your pooch the love and attention that they deserve. Dealing with a sick dog, however, can be very stressful for any pet owner. If you think you…Read More

  2. Tips & Tricks For New Kitten Owners

    Adopting a new kitten can be a fun and exciting time, not only for you, but for your new feline friend as well. Just as a human baby has vastly different needs than a teenager, your kitten will have unique care requirements until they grow to become a fully matured cat. At 911 VETS in Los Angeles, our veterinary professionals believe that with proper care and training, your kitten will grow up to …Read More

  3. 7 Common Dog Diseases You Should Know

    If you have a faithful four-legged friend at home, keeping a close eye on their health is detrimental to the quality of their life and longevity. At 911 VETS Home Pet Medical, we understand how important your dog is to you, which is why we’re proud to provide mobile veterinary services for those times when your pooch needs medical assistance. Like humans, our canine friends are susceptible to al…Read More

  4. Sun Exposure Can Kill

    We recently responded to an emergency for a French Bulldog in distress. The poor dog was taking a leisurely stroll on the Venice Beach Boardwalk with his guardian. After awhile the dog became lethargic and refused to go further. He started to vomit and have diarrhea. He was taken to the shade of a local store where we found him panting, drooling in pain with a fever of 104.7! He was stabilized and…Read More

  5. The Importance of Heartworm Prevention

    While heartworm prevention is important year round, it is especially crucial during the summer months. Summer is when the mosquito populations see significant increases, and since mosquitoes are the transmitters for heartworm disease, this only makes sense. Heartworm larvae require temperatures above 57 degrees Fahrenheit to mature. Although it is pretty warm here in Los Angeles all year round, we…Read More

  6. 4th of July Dog Safety Tips

    The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and it is one of the best times of the year to celebrate with family and friends. Fourth of July celebrations are often not the best places for dogs, however. They introduce a wide variety of hazards that are easily avoided. Here, we look at some tips to help you keep your dog safe this summer. No scraps! Fourth of July barbecues are a timeless traditi…Read More

  7. The Dangers of Heat Exhaustion for Dogs

    Summer has arrived, and temperatures are skyrocketing. While summer can be a great season to spend time outdoors with your dog, it also poses a unique set of risks that you don’t have to worry about the rest of the year. The biggest summertime risk for your canine companion is heat exhaustion. Here, we will look at a few of the warning signs for heat exhaustion, dogs who are at a higher risk, an…Read More

  8. 4 Reasons to Microchip Your Pet, Part Two

    In our last blog, we looked at two reasons why microchipping your pet is important. Here, we look at two more. It can help your dog get home safely This is obviously the biggest benefit to getting your pet microchipped. A pet with a microchip is far more likely to be returned to its owner if it is lost. Most shelters and animal control centers have microchip scanners nowadays. With your pet’s id…Read More

  9. 4 Reasons to Microchip Your Pet, Part One

    Getting your pet microchipped is something that every pet owner should consider. Over the course of the next two blogs, we will look at four reasons why microchipping your pets is important. It is more reliable than a collar tag A collar tag is something that all pets should have. It should include at least two contact phone numbers, your pet’s name, and the city you live in. But even with all o…Read More

  10. 5 Myths About Spaying and Neutering Your Pet

    Spaying or neutering your pet saves lives. Pet overpopulation is a serious problem, not only in Los Angeles, but around the world. Nearly half of the pets that end up in shelters due to overpopulation are euthanized. Many people are hesitant to get their pets fixed because of the vast amount of misinformation that is out there. In this blog, we will be looking at some common myths surrounding thes…Read More