Pet Hospital of Penasquitos in San Diego

9888 Carmel Mountain Road, Suite F
San Diego, CA 92129

(858)484-3490

www.pethospitalpq.com

Intervertebral Disk Disease (Herniations of the Disk)

Intervertebral disks are located between the vertebrae (bones of the spine). Each disk has two parts, a fibrous outer layer and the jelly-like interior. When di ...

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Secondhand Smoke around Dogs and Cats

We all know the hazards of smoking tobacco in humans and that even secondhand smoke has been shown to cause illness and death in non-smokers.  Now, Veterinary N ...

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Pet Health Insurance: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Good:  Many options now exist that make the cost of insuring your pet’s health quite affordable.  Policies range from less than $300 to over $600 per year. ...

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Catching worms from pets: real risk or far-fetched?

Echinococcus is a less common genus of tapeworm with two zoonotic species: E. granulosus (cystic) and E. multilocularis (alveolar). Dogs, cats and humans can c ...

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Is there a Health Risk with Urban Chickens?

Bigstock Chickens Urban chickens continue to be in the news, with debate about instituting (or enforcing) bylaws banning or restricting the raising of chicke ...

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Profusion of pet food choices cooks up confusion

Photo courtesy of Dr. Kamran Khan A veterinary practice owner in Wisconsin, Dr. Kamran Khan worked as a certified veterinary technician for four years befor ...

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