Proactively working to prevent a disease process from developing gives you the best advantage for long term management of a particular medical condition. Benjamin Franklin is said to have used the expression “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”.
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Acupuncture has been shown to help a variety of conditions in people and in pets. These include disorders affecting the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, the gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal systems, the urinary and neurologic systems, and conditions affecting the skin and ears. Please do not hesitate to call or schedule an exam with our holistic veterinarian, to learn if this treatment option could benefit your furry friend: (818) 880-0888
Adult & Senior Wellness
When it comes to the health of your pets you want the absolute best. Big, small, feathered or furry, your pets are loyal companions and members of your family.
At Calabasas Animal Clinic, we’re animal lovers and companions ourselves. We take your animal’s health as seriously as you do and will do our best to see that it is maintained in the best environment possible. All Calabasas Animal Clinic veterinarians and staff have one thing in common, a sincere love of animals and an earnest desire to see them nurtured and cared for in the best of health.
Come to us for your preventative care needs, including: flea control, weight management, behavioral enrichment activities, preventative medicine, wellness, and more!
We offer a wide range of veterinary medicine and treat a variety of animals including cats, dogs and the occasional exotic pet. Calabasas Animal Clinic’s state-of-the-art veterinary clinic is fully equipped and prepared to accommodate your animal regardless of size. Our licensed team of D.V.M.s and other professionals can also make house calls in some cases where it is difficult or counterproductive to move the animal.
Calabasas Animal Clinic offers full vaccinations and regularly scheduled checkups for your pets. We believe in a preventative approach for your animal’s health, to insure that they remain healthy.
All medications and treatments have potential side effects. Our goal is to minimize these with careful planning and to cause no harm with our treatments. We offer counseling in the best short and long term treatments available and possible risks and benefits to these various treatment strategies. We re-evaluate and reassess responses to treatment to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Pet Dental Care & Teeth Cleaning
You care for your pets like family. But did you know you that caring for your pets’ teeth is just as important as caring for your own? Calabasas Animal Clinic offers a range of veterinary dental services designed to prevent periodontal disease and promote your pets’ long-term oral health.
From allergies to lumps to oozing wounds… The integument is an impressive organ that protects the body from outside invaders. Sometimes the skin needs a little help in that regard. We commonly treat disorders of the skin including hair loss, dermatitis, excessive itching, allergies, foxtail removals, abscesses, cysts, lipomas, among others.
Like people, pets may experience endocrine abnormalities, such as diabetes. If left untreated, this disorder may cause cataracts and vision loss, severe weight and muscle loss, and may cause death. You can screen for diabetes with a simple blood test.
Like people, pets may experience endocrine abnormalities, such as diabetes. There may be dietary changes that you can change now that may prevent your pet from becoming diabetic. If left untreated, this disorder may cause cataracts and vision loss, severe weight and muscle loss, and may cause death. You can screen for diabetes with a simple blood test.
Diagnosing & Managing Thyroid Disease
If your pet has a disorder of his/her thyroid gland, this will affect their overall health. Either too much circulating thyroid hormone or too little causes problems with virtually every other system within the body, including functions of the heart, skin, immune system, neurological system, and gastrointestinal systems. Diagnosing an abnormality of the thyroid gland early will lead to early treatment, which can prevent long-term problems from developing. If your pet is not quite acting right, or you are concerned that your pet may have a dysfunction of his/her thyroid gland, please do not hesitate to call and schedule an appointment to further assess: 1-818-880-0888
Flea & Tick Control
Fleas and ticks are external parasites that can potentially pester and deliver life-threatening bacteria into the bloodstream of your faithful companions. Seeing one live flea on your pet may indicate that there is a more serious infestation in your household. Ticks may carry and deliver potentially fatal infectious organisms to your pets and possibly even to your human family members. We recommend discussing the risks of these ecto-parasites as well as preventative and treatment strategies with your veterinarian.
Unfortunately, those little cuties cannot stay puppies forever! Our staff is equipped to discuss and treat conditions affecting our geriatric patients while striving to improve quality of life. This may include enrichment behaviors, supplements, physical rehabilitation and strengthening, holistic care, as well as medications to ease pain or inflammation.
Heartworm Testing & Prevention
At Calabasas Animal Clinic, we offer fast and reliable testing for heartworm disease as well as preventative medications to combat this potentially fatal infection.
Calabasas Animal Clinic utilizes holistic medicine in everything we do, taking into account the entire system every time we perform a physical exam, consultation, and treatment of your pet’s condition.We tailor our medical treatments to each patient’s condition with certain goals in mind. Treatments will vary according to the condition. Learn About Holistic Treatment Options>
Home Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Travelling with pets can be difficult. Our staff offers safe and convenient home pickup and drop-off services for your pet. Call today for details or to schedule an appointment: (818) 880-0888
Our qualified staff is available to medicate and treat your pet if required. This may include intravenous fluid administration, administering injectable medications, and providing up to date monitoring, diagnostics and tailored treatment plans to treat your family member.
Some cats and dogs may get stressed or carsick if they travel to the veterinarian. Our staff may alleviate these issues by making a house call. Please call to see if you are within our service area and if this would be a good option for your pet: (818) 880-0888
Pet massage can improve your furry family member’s health and wellbeing and help alleviate symptoms of a variety of ailments. Massage helps loosen tightened muscles, tendons, and ligaments, can improve circulation, and assist with lymphatic drainage to help the immune system function optimally.
New Kitten & New Puppy Packages
Just like human children, new puppy and kittens require quality health care to give them the best start in life. Puppies and kittens require different vaccination protocols and preventative care to ensure they life to their fullest potential. Please schedule an appointment to discuss proper care and preventative medicine for your baby animal: (818) 880-0888
Nutritional Counseling & Pet Food
Selecting a pet food is an extremely important decision you make for your pet. You are what you eat. The gut is also a very complex immune organ that confers health to the rest of the body. Calabasas Animal Clinic has knowledge and experience regarding available nutritional needs of your pets and of the nutritional quality of commercially available diets.
As guardians of the cats and dogs that enter our lives, it is our responsibility to free them from pain and suffering whenever possible. At Calabasas Animal Clinic, we offer the tools to treat pain from acute and severe pain, to chronic inflammatory pain. If your pet is not doing some things that he used to, he may not just be “slowing down,” but may be living in chronic pain.
External (skin) and internal (gastrointestinal) parasites may be acquired from the environment or from other pets, wildlife, or people, and may spread from pet to human members of your family. If you think your pet may have a parasite, please call to schedule an appointment with your veterinarian : (818) 880-0888
We offer physical rehabilitation for pets for a variety of medical conditions. Techniques may include passive range of motion, massage, hot and cold therapy, and muscle strengthening and stretching exercises.
Pre/Post Adoption & Breed Counseling
We have experience and knowledge of various personality and health related traits found more commonly in certain breeds of dogs or cats. We offer pre-adoption counseling to discuss your lifestyle and goals in pet ownership to determine which type of animal will likely be the best fit for you. We also offer free first-patient physical exam and consultation if you’ve just acquired your new family member from a local animal shelter. Post-adoption counseling includes discussion of special requirements and considerations for your new family member, and more.
In this area, rattlesnake bites and envenomation are a serious threat to small animals and may be life threatening. We offer a vaccination against Crotalus Atrox Toxoid, which induces some protection against a bite from certain species of rattlesnake venom. The vaccine may reduce the pain, severity, and long term injury against a bite sustained from a rattlesnake.
Spays & Neuters
One of the most common surgeries performed in companion animals in this country are spays and neuters. Even though this surgery may be considered routine, there is still a degree of risk in performing any anesthetic procedure and surgery. Read More>
No matter what type of pet you have, you probably consider him or her to be a member of your family. So if your beloved pet needs surgery, it’s important to find a professional who can provide the care your pet deserves and the compassionate attitude that puts you at ease.
Vaccinations & Immunizations
At Calabasas Animal Clinic, we are a full service veterinary clinic specializing in providing affordable vaccinations among other preventative medical and holistic measures. We are staffed by a multidisciplinary team of qualified and compassionate veterinarians dedicated to optimizing your pet’s health. We at Calabasas Animal Clinic spare no expense in offering the best quality product in our vaccines that are available on the market to protect your pets and to reduce side effects.
Vaccination Counseling & Titers
Vaccinations are helpful in controlling infectious disease spread in a population and to reduce severity of clinical signs should infection occur. At the same time, some pets may react poorly to vaccination and some severe but rare side effects are possible. It is important to know the risk factors involved and discuss with your veterinarian the best protocol for your pooch or cat.
Our staff can help you decide which vaccinations your pet may benefit from by assessing lifestyle, risk factors, previous vaccine history, age, and to evaluate current titer levels in your pet to develop a vaccination protocol that fits your pets needs and your expectations.
Current research on vaccinations, as well as available products and protocols continue to evolve so our recommendations likewise periodically change. In addition, each pet’s circumstances and requirements differ, so we recommend regular consultations with your veterinarian to determine the best plan to protect your pets long term health.
Please call for an appointment to discuss your pets vaccination protocols or to discuss obtaining titer levels for serious infectious diseases: (818) 880-0888
Weight Management Program
Obesity is increasing in human and pet populations in this country. Our staff is equipped to counsel you regarding your pet’s current and ideal weight and body condition. We can help calculate how many calories your pet should eat based on his metabolic requirements and which foods will deliver the best nutrition based on his or her health needs.
Obesity in pets is linked to poor health including decreased length and quality of life, worsening of musculoskeletal disorders including degenerative joint disease, exacerbation of cardiopulmonary conditions, organ dysfunction and endocrine abnormalities.
We want to help get your pet in shape!
Wellness Exams, Testing & Screening
We offer screening exams and testing for early detection of medical conditions. Often, diagnosing a disease process in its early stages increases the odds of being able to effectively control or treat that condition. Examples include diabetes, kidney disease, heartworm disease, intestinal parasites, liver disease, urinary crystals or stones, and heart disease. Diagnosis may involve auscultation of the heart and lungs, abdominal palpation, a blood or fecal test or radiography. This testing and screening can help keep your pet healthier for longer.