St. Francis Animal Hospital

15708 Gale Ave
Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

(626)968-4709

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Clostridium difficile

What Is Clostridium difficile?Some strains contain genes that allow them to produce toxins. It is the toxins, not the bacteria themselves, that make a person or ...

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Outfoxing the Foxtail

foxtail large Colin Chaves Photo courtesy of Dr. Colin Chaves This incredibly large foxtail (dubbed "King Foxtail") was brought into the clinic in a lab's ...

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Veterinarians concerned about phony service dogs

 

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Hairballs

"He's throwing up hairballs all the time. I'm tired of stepping on slimy hair." To the client, the problem is simple. But to the veterinarian, it's much more co ...

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Dogs Don't Get Heart Attacks, But They Do Get This

Dogs almost never develop the same sort of hardening of the arteries, known as atherosclerosis, that makes middle-aged men and women clutch their chests, drop ...

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Why Cats Lick People: It's Not just a Matter of Taste

As kids we thought it was pretty funny and weird and I've always wondered why he did it. Was there some reason that he found those particular bits of flesh irr ...

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