Common Conditions

Poisonous Plants in Arizona

Many clients have questions about poisonous plants in the Chandler AZ and Gilbert AZ area. One of our good clients recently asked about bougainvillea plants. I thought I would post a link to a chart of poisonous plants in Arizona. Poisonous  Continue Reading »

Seresto collars available at Oasis Animal Hospital

The battle against ticks and fleas has been going on for years. Recently, a new collar was introduced that holds the promise to give pets and clients the peace of mind of having a truly effective collar that prevents and  Continue Reading »

When hours really matter!

As a parent, I know the anxiety that came when my children were young and became sick. When does this illness warrant a visit to the Doctor’s office? What about the ER? As pet “parents” many of you have the  Continue Reading »

How does Laser Therapy work?

You will find this video helpful if you are interested in the science behind the healing effects of laser treatment. We have other literature for your benefit. (Biological effects of Laser Therapy) Call for more information or to schedule a  Continue Reading »

Fluconazole pricing has gone through the roof – We’re here to help

Fluconazole through the roof Many of our clients have dogs (and occasionally cats) that test positive for Valley Fever. In my years of practice, the treatments have evolved from Amphotericin B to ketoconzole to itraconazole to fluconazole. Each of these  Continue Reading »

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

Feline Urinary Tract Disease There are few problems that are more exasperating than living with an indoor kitty that does not always use the litter box. We call this behavior “inappropriate urination” and it can be a sign of a  Continue Reading »

Pyometra

Pyometra Pyometra – This word brings chills to veterinarians. Why? Because it signifies that a common surgery was not performed and a female dog of cat is now in a potentially life-threatening condition. Pyometra is an accumulation of pus in  Continue Reading »

Parvo Virus…It’s baaaack

In the Southeast Valley, nearly every October and November, we see an increase in the  number of cases of Canine Parvovirus (“parvo”). Canine Parvovirus is an extremely contagious and potentially deadly infection of dogs. While parvo can affect dogs of  Continue Reading »

Why buy your pet’s medication from your veterinarian

We live in the internet age where without leaving the comfort of our home, we can order anything from a big screen television to an automobile and have them shipped directly to our door. With our very busy lives, saving  Continue Reading »

Heartworm testing in dogs and cats is required for prescription refill

Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek and Mesa are areas in the Valley with the highest incidence of heartworm infection. The long-term risks for dogs with heartworm disease are very great. But it is nearly 100% preventable. Heartworm testing We generally perform the  Continue Reading »