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Our Thousand Oaks veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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What is a Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialist and when would my pet need one?

What is a Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialist and when would my pet need one?

Many pet owners don't realize that there are specialists in veterinary medicine. Internal medicine is just one of these specialties. In this post, our Thousand Oaks vets explain the role of a board-certified specialist in veterinary internal medicine - and when your pet may require one.

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Common Knee Problems in Dogs: Patellar Luxation

Common Knee Problems in Dogs: Patellar Luxation

Patellar luxation is a common knee problem diagnosed in many dogs. Our Thousand Oaks vets describe the nature of this condition, which breeds are typically affected and how the issue treated in this post. 

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Signs of Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

Signs of Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

Dogs with acute kidney failure experience a sudden and rapid decrease in kidney function and require urgent care. Our Thousand Oaks vets explain the signs of acute kidney failure in dogs, and what you should do.

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Cats

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Cats

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats is a very serious condition caused by an abnormal thickening of the heart's left ventricle which results in a number of life-threatening symptoms. Today, our Thousand Oaks emergency vets explain more about how this condition is treated.

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Enlarged Heart in Dogs: Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Enlarged Heart in Dogs: Dilated Cardiomyopathy

An enlarged heart in a dog - or dilated cardiomyopathy - is a condition with a variety of causes and potentially severe effects. Here, our cardiologists explain this serious condition’s causes, symptoms, and treatments.

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My Cat Keeps Vomiting

My Cat Keeps Vomiting

All cats will vomit every now and again, but frequent or severe vomiting may be a sign that your cat is suffering from something more serious than just an upset stomach. So what are the signs that you should take your cat to the vet?

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What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

VSEC is proud to meet the rigorous veterinary service and care requirements necessary to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

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New Patients Welcome

VSEC Thousand Oaks is accepting new patients! Our board-certified specialists and experienced emergency veterinarians are passionate about restoring good health to animal companions.

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