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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 »

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 »

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 »

The power of information

It is amazing to see how we access information nowadays. What time does that movie start? What is the final score of the Cardinals game? What is the conversion of teaspoons to milliliters? Some claim that we are addicted to  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 »