Common Conditions

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

TED Talk deals with mental conditions in dogs and cats

Many of you are familiar with “TED Talks”. I have been a fan for many years. I thought I would share a TED talk recorded in July 2014 dealing with psychological issues that pets and people have in common. We  Continue Reading »