Articles Tagged: “cats”

We Want Oasis Animal Hospital to be More of a “Cat House”

Cats are a vital part of many families. We have hundreds of clients that have cats exclusively for pets. Often, cats do not receive the veterinary care that is needed during their lifetime. Since many feline diseases can be difficult  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 »

Cat Nights at Oasis Animal Hospital

According to the U.S. Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook, cats outnumber dogs in U.S.households by almost 5 million.  Yet, they visit the veterinarian half as often and receive a fraction of the care of their canine counterparts.  This is in  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 »

Heartworm Disease

We wanted to share information about canine heartworm disease. For the health of our patients, we feel a responsibility to inform you about his preventable parasitic disease which can be potentially fatal. Heartworm is contracted when a mosquito feeds on  Continue Reading »

F.I.V. or Feline Immunodeficiency Virus is still around

Sadly, there some infections for which there is no treatment or cure. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus or F.I.V. is one of them. This is primarily a disease of adult, outdoor cats as it is most commonly spread by a bite wound. Our  Continue Reading »

Poisonous Plants in Arizona

Many clients have questions about poisonous plants in the Chandler AZ and Gilbert AZ area. One of our good clients recently asked about bougainvillea plants. I thought I would post a link to a chart of poisonous plants in Arizona. Poisonous  Continue Reading »

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

Feline Urinary Tract Disease There are few problems that are more exasperating than living with an indoor kitty that does not always use the litter box. We call this behavior “inappropriate urination” and it can be a sign of a  Continue Reading »

Pyometra

Pyometra Pyometra – This word brings chills to veterinarians. Why? Because it signifies that a common surgery was not performed and a female dog of cat is now in a potentially life-threatening condition. Pyometra is an accumulation of pus in  Continue Reading »