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Welcome to the Long Beach Animal Hospital

The Long Beach Animal Hospital has provided quality care for dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, ferrets, reptiles, snakes, turtles, tortoises, chinchilla, rats, mice, guinea pigs, wildlife, and exotic pets of all kinds since 1961. We have a veterinary team of people that love animals, including 7 dedicated veterinarians that will provide care for your pet until midnight every night, including Saturday and Sunday. Every veterinarian at our hospital goes through continual education to keep up-to-date on the latest medical treatments for your pet. You can see some of their seminars on our Facebook page. Our vets care, and it shows by how much of their time they give you when your pet is ill.

From  routine checkups and vaccinations, to comprehensive medical and surgical treatment of diseases in animals, we offer the services you need. This includes internal medicine and routine surgery like neuters, spays, and skin tumor removals, along with complete dental care and orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. Our hospital has a surgical laser to perform many of these surgeries.

If your pet is hospitalized, overnight care is provided by one of our technicians that lives in our building. We have a House Call Service if you cannot make it in to our hospital.

In this web site we have assembled a wealth of information regarding animal diseases in the Diseases Section. You will find detailed explanations, along with high quality photos and videos, explaining the common, and more complex, diseases we encounter in the pets in our area.

Our Learning Center is a virtual encyclopedia of information to help you learn more about how to care for your pet. Our Wildlife Care Section shows you how we provide care for the over 1,000 injured wild animals we treat for free each year. We work closely with South Bay Wildlife Rescue for rehabilitation after we provide medical and surgical care.

In our Wildlife Photography section you can follow Dr. Palazzolo, as he teaches conservation medicine and wildlife photography around the world. It is in the form of a travelog that showcases his trips to all seven continents over the last 35 years. The more current of his trips, like his recent Falklands Islands trip, are in the Wildlife Photo Blog. Many clients from our hospital have accompanied him on these trips.

We also offer natural treatments, in our Alternative Medicine Section. This includes nutraceuticals, holistic acupuncture, homeopathy, VNA (Veterinary Neuronal Adjustment or VOM) and laser therapy for pets.

Our Facebook Page has original content that showcases the many things we do at the Long Beach Animal Hospital. It is entertaining, educational, and informative, and not just a reposting of content from some other Facebook page. If you are not on Facebook you can access some of the more current Facebook posts towards the bottom of our home page.

Everyone at Long Beach Animal Hospital loves animals (we will take a picture of you and your pet and post it in our Clients & Pets section if you like) – and it is our mission to provide quality care for pets and exotic pets of all kinds. Call us today at (562) 434-9966 for more information.