Author Archive: superDoc

Increase in Rabies infected animals reported in Maricopa County

Update to incidents of Rabies cases in Maricopa County The Maricopa County Department of Public Health reports that more cases of rabies have been diagnosed in animals in our county this year than last, even though 2016 one of the  Continue Reading »

Canine Influenza is now in Maricopa County

With the recent diagnosis of Canine Influenza in Maricopa County, our hospital is getting a lot of calls from concerned pet owners. We want to provide you with up-to-date and accurate information on this infectious disease. Below are links to  Continue Reading »

Compounding Pharmacies

Many times we recommend that our clients have a prescription filled at a “compounding pharmacy”. A compounding pharmacy is a business that prepares prescriptions for individual patients. The advantages are: – they can customize the dose for individual patients –  Continue Reading »

Noise Aversion and Phobia

Update – If we dispense Sileo to you, it is imperative that you understand how to adjust the dosing syringe so that you administer the proper amount of the paste to your pet. There was a recent report by the  Continue Reading »

Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis – a Threat to Your Dog’s Health 3/27/17 (Update: Leptospirosis on the rise around the United States. Here is a recent report from New Jersy.) Leptospirosis (“Lepto”) is a disease caused by a spiral-shaped bacteria that is found worldwide.  Continue Reading »

Heartworm disease in Chandler and Gilbert Arizona

With the recent storms, there is a huge increase in the mosquito population in the East Valley, especially Chandler and Gilbert. I (Dr. Tenney) know this first-hand as one morning this past week I ventured out into my back yard  Continue Reading »

Omega-3 fatty acids for relief of allergic skin disease and treatment of arthritis

Omega-3 supplementation for the health of skin and joints We are always looking for ways to enhance the health of our patients, your pets. Two of the conditions we face on a daily basis are allergies and arthritis. In fact,  Continue Reading »

CADI – New Injection for the Treatment of Allergies in Dogs

We have a new weapon in the war on allergies. Among our patients, few  problems are more common than allergies. We see dogs that are licking, chewing, whining and are miserable nearly every day in our practice. There is a  Continue Reading »

We Want Oasis Animal Hospital to be More of a “Cat House”

Cats are a vital part of many families. We have hundreds of clients that have cats exclusively for pets. Often, cats do not receive the veterinary care that is needed during their lifetime. Since many feline diseases can be difficult  Continue Reading »

Patient on Apoquel Shows Marked Improvement

In the never-ending battle with allergies, a powerful new tool has finally become widely available: Apoquel®. Although we have written about this drug before, due the ongoing shortage we could only prescribe Apoquel® to a small number of patients. Thankfully,  Continue Reading »