Mar Vista Animal Medical Center

3850 Grand View Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066

(310)391-6741

marvistavet.com

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Hi! My Name is Ragna.
I can be your new cat. See below.

March 2017

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CicLAvia - Culver City Meets Venice   Sunday, March 26

CicLAvia temporarily opens streets across Los Angeles county to all Angelenos to bike, walk, skate, dance, and play (that means: NO CARS). Free to the public, the event turns the streets into a park space that connects diverse portions of the city. Unfortunately, this means it will be more difficult than usual to drive to Mar Vista Animal Medical Center that day.

We will be OPEN during CicLAvia.

This event starts in Culver City on Washington Blvd., goes through Washington Place, up Centinella to Venice Blvd, then on to the beach. Normally on Sunday, the Mar Vista Farmer's Market closes Grand View Blvd. to cars from Venice Blvd. to our driveway. This means (on every usual Sunday) cars must come up Grand View from Washington Place in order to get to our parking lot, or, it is also possible to get to our parking lot from the alley that runs off of Pacific Ave.


During CicLAvia, Washington Pl. will be closed off to cars, which means the entirety of Grand View from Venice Blvd. to Washington Pl. will be blocked to traffic. The only way to drive to our parking lot will be through the alley.


To get there, you must drive south on Inglewood Blvd. from Venice Blvd. and make a right turn onto Pacific Ave. (one short block south of Venice Blvd., south of the Mar Vista Library). You must come from Venice Blvd. because Inglewood will be blocked across Washington Pl. by CicLAvia. CicLAvia has a street crossing over Washington Pl. at McLaughlin if you are coming from the south, and then you can make a left onto Venice Blvd., go west one street light and make the left turn onto Inglewood, then a right, after one short block, onto Pacific. As you drive west on Pacific, pass Keeshen Dr., and you will see a barricade in the center of the road blocking traffic to the Farmer's Market. Exactly at that barrier (or just after that barrier, depending where they place it), you can make a left turn into the alley, just before the Christian church. The alley seems to dead-end at the back of Stock Lumber, but actually makes an abrupt right turn. Make the right turn and keep following the alley past the other side of the Christian Church, and Mar Vista Animal Medical Center will be on your right, just before Grand View Blvd. and the Farmer's Market.



Remember to Start Up Your Pet's Flea Control

NOW THAT SPRING IS HERE... don't forget to re-start your regular flea treatment. Weather in Southern California can be warm and sunny any time of year but if you tend to discontinue flea treatments in the Winter, it is time to begin. Don't wait until you see fleas. Start early so they don't establish. If you need help selecting a product, we are here to help.


Sunflower mf

On the "safe" list: Sunflower
(Photocredit: Morguefile.com)

DID YOU KNOW...

     ...THERE ARE PLENTY OF COMMON HOUSE AND GARDEN PLANTS THAT ARE PET SAFE?

It's Spring time and many of us are replenishing their gardens but what if the dog chews up the flowers? We have assembled a list of what's OK and what's not.

Check us out before heading to the garden store: Safe and Unsafe Gardening

Featured Adoption: Meet Ragna

Ragna is a 3 1/2 year old Male neutered very social boy cat. He was abandoned by his owner and is looking for a forever home. He comes vaccinated and microchipped and may be visited in our adoption cage. Is he looking for you? Contact our receptionist for more information.


Featured External Link: What is the Pet Effect and Why Is It Important?

INTERESTED IN REDUCING YOUR RISK OF HEART ATTACK? LOWERING CHOLESTEROL? CONTROLLING DEPRESSION?

Is it a new drug? Nope. It's pet ownership. Zoetis has put together this awareness site with appealing graphics and two very cute "commercials." Check out this month's Interesting External Link:

THEPETEFFECT.ORG

Does your pet use a Compounded Medication?

If so, our on-line pharmacy has a special 50% off code that you can use for a refill through March 31st.

Request a refill at marvista.vetsfirstchoice.com and use code COMPDISC

Our Hospital Would Like To Thank Everyone Who Has Referred A Friend!

This month we would especially like to thank:

Lisa Davidson
Mike Eliason
Billie Shipley
Kiana Sloan-Hillier
Nick Waetjen


A $25 thank you credit is applied to your account when your friend comes in the first time for medical services for their pet.

Ask our receptionist for more details.

Dr. Jenny Johnson's Next Day For Chiropractic Is
THURSDAY APRIL 13TH.

Please call for a space in her schedule.

Dr. Johnson also performs shockwave therapy for arthritis with great success. If this exciting non-drug treatment is of interest to you, please contact us for further information.

WE WILL BE CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY APRIL 16TH.

Vaccination clinic will resume the following Sunday

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