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September is Senior Pet Health Month!

On average, pets age seven times faster than people. This means that most dogs and cats reach adulthood by age two and middle age by four. By age seven, most dogs—particularly larger breeds—are entering their senior years!

Because dogs and cats age so rapidly, health problems tend to progress faster in pets as well.

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Disaster Planning Includes Pets, Too!

September is National Preparedness Month. Are you and your pets ready in case of an emergency?

To us, animals are important members of every household. As you prepare your family for the unexpected, don’t forget to include them—simple steps like creating a plan, assembling an emergency kit and staying informed can greatly help your furry friends if disaster strikes.

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Puppy Guidelines for New Puppy Parents

Congratulations on your new puppy! Exuberant puppies are so fun.

24 hours in and you’re recognizing your new responsibilities. Gulp! Whether your new puppy is a long discussed favorite breed or an adopted mix, a little prep will make this transition easier so you have more fun.

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Canine Influenza Health Alert

We have just been alerted by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health that a dog imported from China has brought the H3N2 strain of Canine Influenza to Los Angeles. This is a highly contagious and, for some dogs, potentially serious respiratory infection. This virus is a different strain from the Canine Influenza we have seen in California over the last decade (H3N8).

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Why is my cat peeing in the house outside the litter box?

Did you know that one of the #1 reasons pet cats are euthanized is for bad litter box behavior? That’s why we at Newport Harbor Animal Hospital take litter box issues VERY seriously!
Top reasons for peeing outside the litterbox:
1.  Urinary tract infection
2.  Crystals or stones in the urinary bladder
3.  Cystitis (inflammation in the bladder)
4.  Behavior
This is why it’s important to see us at NHAH to help with which problem is affecting your cat. We will do a urine test to look for signs of infection and inflammation.

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Santa is Coming to Newport Harbor Animal Hospital!

Saturday, December 10th 

Time:
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Who:
Furry Friends and Family

Join NHAH for pictures with Santa, yummy treats, and a holly jolly good time!

Newport Harbor Animal Hospital
125 Mesa Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: (949) 631-2211

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NHAH Howl-o-ween Pet Costume Contest

Join us for our annual

Howl-o-ween

Pet Costume Contest

Where: Newport Harbor Animal Hospital

When: Saturday, October 29th

Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Calling all cats and dogs…

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