Drug information

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How to give insulin injections to a dog

So, your pet has been diagnosed with Diabetes. For many clients, this is an overwhelming concern. But the methods required to manage diabetes are followed by dozens of our clients with great success.  Here is a video on how to  Continue Reading »

Common methods of giving Adequan injections at Oasis Animal Hospital

Adequan has been available for using in dogs for the treatment of arthritis for many years. Several years ago, we began to offer Adequan for our clients to administer to their own pets as an in-home treatment option. The advantages  Continue Reading »