Huntington Beach Veterinary Pet Blog

  • Dr. Tim Walters DVM

    Dr. Walters grew up in the San Fernando Valley, and graduated from UC Davis in 2007. Tim enjoys spending his free time outdoors, hiking, biking, and camping. His wife, Emily, is also a veterinarian who completed her residency in clinical pathology. He pays close attention to details, takes wonderful examination notes, and is over 10 […]

  • Hospice Care

    As our pet companions age, it is very difficult knowing they may be in pain due to various ailments including intervertebral disc disease (problems in the spine) and degenerative joint disease. Dr. Lewis devotes substantial continuing education hours to ensure he can recommend the best options for extending your companions quality of life. Our team […]

  • Flea, Tick, and Heartworm Control

    Every examination includes a specific recommendation for which product is best suited for your pet’s environmental exposure. Our hospital carries Trifexis, Comfortis, Heartgard Plus, Nexgard, Revolution, Cheristin, and Capstar. With the exponential growth in heartworm cases diagnosed in the California area, as well as, the increasing number of tick-transmitted diseases being identified in our State, […]

  • Dietary Counseling

    With so many foods on the market and various nutritional requirements dependent on the age and health of your pet companion, we are here to help you make the right choices. The team at Huntington Beach Pet Hospital is ready to serve up the right food recommendations to tackle those stubborn feline urinary problems, overweight […]

  • Boarding

    You can trust the Huntington Pet Hospital team to look after your pet companions when you are gone. Our facility is separated into two sections, enabling us to completely separate our feline guests from our canine boarders. All cages and runs are completely indoor and temperature controlled. As a veterinary hospital, we have the ability […]

  • Pharmacy

    To ensure we can deliver therapy as quickly as possible, Huntington Beach Pet Hospital maintains a substantial in-house inventory including many pharmaceuticals, medicated shampoos, oral and topical flea, tick, and heartworm preventatives, and supplements. Because Dr. Lewis has a special interest in dermatology, we carry a variety of topical medications, mousses, cream rinses, medicated wipes, […]

  • Dentistry

    Every examination includes a oral examination to assess the teeth and gums for dental disease. We are equipped to perform anesthetic dental cleanings, as well as, digital dental x-rays to assess for hidden tooth root disease. We chart all teeth evaluating for any periodontal pockets, increased mobility, and gum recession. Our licensed technicians utilize a […]

  • Laboratory

    Our pet hospital is equipped with in-house laboratory testing. Our Lasercyte and Catalyst equipment is state-of-the-art for evaluating blood panels. We can also perform urine and fecal tests, obtain various cytology or biopsy samples, and we utilize multiple reference laboratories for more specialized testing. We can also perform in-hospital testing for canine parvovirus, feline immunodeficiency […]

  • Surgical Services

    Huntington Beach Pet Hospital is fully equipped to do most soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries. We understand your concerns about the risks of anesthesia, and utilize the most updated monitoring equipment to help alleviate these concerns. Equipment includes pulse oximetry, which helps to evaluate the oxygen saturation of the blood, doppler blood pressure monitoring and […]

  • Diagnostics

    We love pets and we love helping sick pets get better even more. Our Huntington Beach veterinary team is well-trained to quickly obtain the test results we need to diagnosis and treat your pet’s condition. Our pet hospital is equipped with a fully digital radiology unit(digital x-ray machine). We can obtain very detailed images quickly, and […]

  • Preventative Care

    Connecting with a Veterinarian in Huntington Beach is just the first step. As part of our mission statement, our entire team is devoted to ensuring we provide all the information you need to make the right decisions to keep your pet companions as healthy as possible. On every visit, we will do a full examination […]

  • Dr. Justin Greco

    Dr. Justin Greco

    Dr. Greco has been board certified in veterinary surgery since 2007. He is a 2002 Phi Zeta graduate of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Upon graduation, he completed a rotating internship at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. He received his formal surgical training at the Animal Medical Center, in New York City, […]

  • Dr. Ann Reed

    Ann Reed DVM, DACVR Dr. Reed graduated from Kansas State University in 1991. In 1994 she completed her Veterinary Radiology Residency and became a boarded diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 1995 at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She has been Parkview Pet Hospital’s consulting Veterinary Radiologist since 2009. Dr. Reed enjoys […]

  • Dr. Andrew Lewis, DVM - Huntington Beach Pet Hospital Veterinarian, Veterinarian in Huntington Beach

    Dr. Andrew Lewis

    Dr. Andrew Lewis, is the owner of the Huntington Beach Pet Hospital! A native to Southern California, having been raised in the San Fernando Valley. He completed both his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees at UC Davisin 2003. Dr. Lewis enjoys working with dogs and cats, and he has developed a […]

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    The Most Common Symptoms of Atopy in Dogs and Cats

    Atopy is more commonly referred to as atopic dermatitis and can affect dogs and cats. Atopy is an allergic reaction to allergens and causes symptoms such as itching, sneezing, excessive skin licking, and head shaking. Some breeds of dogs are especially prone to allergic skin reactions; however, all dogs and cats can suffer from allergies. […]