St. Francis Animal Hospital

15708 Gale Ave
Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

(626)968-4709

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Blood Work: CBC and Chemistry Panel

What does it mean when a veterinarian says she needs to run some blood work on your pet? Blood work - presurgical or otherwise - is usually a combination of a c ...

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Diagnostic Crotch Sniffing?

Five dogs (Labs and Golden retrievers) were trained to detect contaminated urine in scent detection boxes. When they came across a contaminated urine sample, t ...

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Is it Time to Get a Dog or a Cat?

There you were, all grown up and moving into your very first place after graduating from college. As we unloaded the U-Haul at your new place at grad school, I ...

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Cryptorchidism (Retained Testicles)

Cryptorchidism is a condition in which a male’s testicles have not descended (dropped) into the scrotum. At birth, a male puppy’s or kitten’s testicles are loca ...

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IMHA: Four Letters You Never Want to Meet

Your pet's immune system is an intricate machine with dozens of types of cells and hundreds of chemical messengers that allow it to determine what to fight off. ...

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Vaccine FAQ and General Information

Why do Baby Animals Need a Series of Shots and how many do they Need?When a baby kitten or puppy is born, its immune system is not yet mature; the baby is wide ...

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