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The Truth Behind 3 Common Kitty Myths

When was the last time we saw your cat?

A new study by the American Association of Feline Practitioners says that fewer than 48 percent of cats receive regular veterinary care. Why? Check out these common kitty myths. According to a recent survey…

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Common Dog Behavior Problems and What You Can Do About Them

If you’re like Sandy, you brought home your cute rescue pup hoping for a cuddly companion. While Cooper is cuddly-- for about 30 seconds at a time -- more than not, he’s chewing on your couch legs or barking at invisible foes.

What’s a dog lover to do?

First, frequent barking and excessive chewing are common dog behavior problems. However, with a little insight, you can probably curb these tendencies in most dogs.

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4 Types of Cat Cancer and Their Common Symptoms

Sadly, one in five cats get cancer. Lymphoma, squamous cell carcinoma, mast cell tumor, and bone cancer are all common in cats.

While a cancer diagnosis is emotionally devastating, some cancers are treatable if caught early. This is one reason you want to ensure your cat has regular wellness visits to the veterinarian. Cat cancer symptoms can be subtle and cats are good at hiding illness.

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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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