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Enjoy the Holidays with Your Pets

Enjoy the Holidays with Your Pets

With the holiday season fast approaching, pet owners should be reminded that festive foods and four-legged friends don’t mix. Thanksgiving It’s a time for sharing but don’t share the holiday meal with your pets. One year our veterinary staff treated a small dachshund...

Gimme Shelter (Pets!)

Gimme Shelter (Pets!)

October may be “Adopt a Shelter Dog” Month, but we got an early start last August. It had been just over a year since we lost our beloved Foxy to Valley Fever and we were finally ready to bring a new furry friend into our lives. While adopting a homeless...

Snakes Got You Rattled?

Snakes Got You Rattled?

Did you know that out of the 15 species of rattlesnakes native to the United States 11 can be found in Arizona, more than any other state in the country? Some people can spend their entire lives here and never see even one, others swear they practically...

Avoiding Rattlesnakes

Avoiding Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes are out and about when you and your pet are – early mornings, late afternoons, and early evenings. Don’t let dogs get ahead on walks and explore places where snakes can hide. If your pet is bitten, get to a vet right away. Rattlesnake...

Desert Dangers: Toxic Toads

Desert Dangers: Toxic Toads

The large toads you see during monsoon season are Sonoran Desert toads. They excrete a substance through a gland behind the eye that acts as a neurotoxin. Dogs that put these toads in their mouths can exhibit neurological symptoms including difficulty...

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