Articles Tagged: “Gilbert”

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Midwestern University Opens Veterinary College in Glendale Arizona

(Update: Midwestern did admit the first class in the fall of 2014) These students will graduate in the Spring of 2019.) A recent news article in the Arizona Republic brought attention to an exciting development in Veterinary Education.  Midwestern University  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 »