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Welcome to the Long Beach Animal Hospital

The Long Beach Animal Hospital has a veterinary team that includes seven dedicated veterinarians that go through ongoing continual education to keep up-to-date on the latest medical treatments for your pet. Our doctors are available to examine pets of all species until midnight seven days per week, especially if it is an emergency or you need urgent care. We even have USDA accredited vets on our animal care staff.

You can learn much more about what we do from this web site, especially the extensive information we have in the Diseases Section.  In this section you will find comprehensive and detailed information, utilizing high quality photos and videos, explaining the common diseases we encounter in pets in our area and throughout Southern California.

In the Learning Center there is a large amount of useful general information that explains what you can do at home to keep your pet healthy. You can even learn how to check your pet’s lymph nodes for an early warning sign of disease, especially cancer in animals.

We provide a wide array of treatment options, including the 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 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 local wildlife rehabilitation centers (especially South Bay Wildlife Rescue) for long term care and ultimate release back into the wild.

In our Wildlife Photography section you can follow Dr. Palazzolo (we call him Dr. P), 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. His more current trips, like his recent Africa and Falklands Islands trip to see the adorable penguins, or his Africa trips to see the lions, leopards, and rhino, are also in the Wildlife Photo Blog. Many clients from our hospital have accompanied him on these trips.

From  routine checkups, dewormings,  Wellness Exams and vaccinations, to comprehensive medical and surgical treatment of diseases in animals, we offer a wide variety of services to keep your pet healthy and treat any disease that afflicts it.  This includes skin diseases,  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 after our doctors leave at midnight 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. We provide a special in home pet euthanasia service in this house call service if you need to euthanize your pet (put it down or to sleep).

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 on our home page.

Our veterinary team has provided quality medical care for  your pet and companion dog, cat, bird, rabbit (bunny), ferret, reptile, lizard, iguana, snake, turtle, tortoise, chinchilla, rat, mouse, guinea pig, wildlife, and exotic pets of all kinds in Los Angeles and Orange County since 1961. We provide veterinary care for all cities in Southern California, especially Long Beach, Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Lakewood, Garden Grove, Torrance, Signal Hill, Westminster, Newport Beach, Cypress, and Los Alamitos near me.

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.

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Long Beach Animal Hospital

Mystery X-Ray Time Again

This time I am not going to tell you the species or give any clue as to what is going on.

Can you guess the species and what, if anything, is wrong from this radiograph?

Our web site has a section on how to read a radiograph. You might want to check that before hazarding a guess as to what is going on in this radiograph-

www.lbah.com/word/avian/how-to-read-a-radiograph-x-ray/

Good luck!
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Mystery X-Ray Time Again

This time I am not going to tell you the species or give any clue as to what is going on.

Can you guess the species and what, if anything, is wrong from this radiograph?

Our web site has a section on how to read a radiograph. You might want to check that before hazarding a guess as to what is going on in this radiograph-  

https://www.lbah.com/word/avian/how-to-read-a-radiograph-x-ray/

Good luck!Image attachment

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