Articles Tagged: “infection”

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

At what point should I have professional dental cleaning done for my pet?

Question: When should I consider having Oasis Animal Hospital provide professional dental cleaning for my pet? This is a very common and well-founded question many of you ask. The concerns (sometimes expressed and frequently not stated) are about the risk  Continue Reading »