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3 08, 2019

Liver Surgery

2020-02-14T07:11:23-08:00August 3rd, 2019|Current News|

If you are interested in watching a surgery of a cat with a liver disease called a shunt follow the link below. Canine Liver Surgery

31 07, 2019

Hawk with a Fractured Wing

2020-02-14T07:06:00-08:00July 31st, 2019|Current News, Wildlife Medical Care|

A red-tailed hawk was found on the runway at Long Beach airport and brought into our Wildlife Program with a broken wing. Our ultimate goal is to fix the wing and release the hawk back into the wild. There is no guarantee that will happen, but we are willing to give it a try. Graphic surgical photos later in this page.  Our Wildlife Program admission form gives you more details when it was brought in by Long Beach Animal Control on September 29th, 2018 It had a band to help us trace its origin (number 1967) and learn more about

18 06, 2019

Orphaned Kitten Care

2020-02-14T07:00:23-08:00June 18th, 2019|Current News|

Dr. Kennedy volunteers as foster care for orphaned kittens, with the Southern California Siamese Rescue organization (cs.siameserescue.org). Animal shelters typically get flooded with young orphaned kittens in the springtime, and this year is no exception. Unfortunately, they cannot provide the care needed by very young kittens, who are often suffering from a variety of respiratory and intestinal infections, as well as fleas and viruses. Kitten rescue organizations such as SCSR pick up these orphans and find foster volunteers who can raise them until they're old enough to be adopted out. They're spayed and neutered before adoption, as well as being