Prevention

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 (2017) than last, even though 2016 one of  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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Giardia – common parasite, common questions

Giardia is a protozoan parasite that can infect both humans and animals. This parasite is mostly seen in puppies and younger animals but can also infect older pets. Giardia is spread through the fecal- oral route. This means that the  Continue Reading »

Nexgard™ is available at Oasis Animal Hospital

We are excited to announce that we are providing Nexgard™ to our clients with dogs. This is a once-a-month chewable from the makers of Frontline that is just as effective — if not more so. It’s a chewable treat and  Continue Reading »

Zoobiquity: The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health

I was recently listening to one of my favorite podcasts, TED Talks when I came upon the following talk. What veterinarians know that physicians don’t. I found this interesting and inspiring. In my career, quite a few times a client  Continue Reading »