Author Archive: superDoc

Hyperthyroid disease in cats

Hyperthyroidism, excessive production of hormone from the thyroid gland, is a common disease in older cats. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism often come on very gradually and can include weight loss, vomiting, or diarrhea. Thyroid hormone is responsible for setting the body’s  Continue Reading »

Parvovirus is back

Traditionally, we see an increase in parvovirus every spring and fall (in the Chandler and Gilbert areas). This year (2016) is no exception. In fact, this has been a very busy parvo season so far. We have seen entire litters  Continue Reading »

Insulin administration in cats

The diagnosis of Diabetes in your cat may at first seem overwhelming. This article is intended to answer many of your questions. (Credit to VetVid for the use of the above video) Insulin Storage Insulin has a limited “shelf-life” so  Continue Reading »

March and April are Heartworm Awareness months at Oasis Animal Hospital

Free Heartworm Test?  What’s the catch? Due to the increasing incidence of heartworm “positive” dogs in our practice, we are doing our part to get more of our patients on heartworm preventative medication. From March 1st to April 29th, we  Continue Reading »