Prevention

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 »

Radiolab podcast on interesting insights into the most fatal infectious disease even known…Rabies

    I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts this past week and thought that you would enjoy it as well. For our clients, the take home message is that Rabies virus is not something to be messed  Continue Reading »

Water additives and their role in preventing dental disease – VOHC approved products

Hardly a day goes by that we don’t find ourselves encouraging and admonishing our clients to brush their dog’s teeth. Just like people, dogs and cats accumulate plaque, develop calculus on the crowns of the teeth and then begin to  Continue Reading »

Diets, Nutrition, and Your Pet

Nutrition plays a critical role in health, both in our pets as well as our own health. In the late 1930’s the first diet was developed to slow the progression of kidney disease in dogs and cats (k/d). From that  Continue Reading »

Tis this the Season…

As fall weather approaches, it is time to remind ourselves of the common and avoidable hazards that await pets. Electric Cords: We tend to have lots of things to plug in at this time of the year. Puppies and kittens  Continue Reading »