Veterinary Public Health

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Veterinary Public Health Program
313 N Figueroa St. Rm 1127
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel (213) 989-7060
Tel: (877) 747-2243
Fax (213) 481-2375
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Pet Safety in the Heat
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Whether your pet stays indoors or outdoors, it is important to keep them safe from the
summer heat.

Learn more about how to protect your pet when the temperature rises. 7.25.17


Did you know?

  • 21 rabid bats have been found so far in Los Angeles County in 2017
  • 18 were found at private residences
  • 1 was found indoors

Learn more about rabid bats found in 2017. 7.28.17

When was rabies first detected in Los Angeles County?
How many rabid animals did we have last year?
Click here to learn all about LA County rabies statistics.  

West Nile Virus - Dead Bird Testing

In 2017, a total of 12 dead birds have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Los Angeles County so far. Learn about West Nile Virus in Dead Birds in LA County in 2017. 7.25.17

Please report dead birds in Los Angeles County to either the State of California's West Nile Virus program at 877-968-2473 or to our program at 213-989-7060. Watch this video to learn more about dead bird reporting.

For Los Angeles County Veterinarians
The 2016 Veterinary Public Health Manual for
Veterinary Practices in Los Angeles County  

When it comes to protecting both human and animal health, veterinary practices are the eyes and ears of our community.  2.26.16 

Download the Veterinary Public Health Manual for veterinarians in Los Angeles County (5.2 MB).pdf icon 998  


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Pet Health and Safety Quiz 

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For Pet Owners


Keep the whole family healthy.

 Click here to
learn more.

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