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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 »

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 »

Ebola Virus – what you need to know

There is justifiable concern around the world for the actual and potential harm caused by Ebola virus. We wanted to share some pertinent and useful information about Ebola, pets families and risks of infection. You may be aware that in  Continue Reading »

Heartworm Disease is HERE

This year has been the worst year on record for Oasis Animal Hospital patients being diagnosed with heartworm disease. One recent case motivated me to notify our clients again of the importance of testing and prevention. Previously thought to be  Continue Reading »

Summer Heat is here

Summer officially starts on June 21st this year. But the heat waves common to May and June are already here. There are all-too-common reports of death due to excessive heat. One such report was in the news recently. As this  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 »

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 »