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Desert Dangers: Scorpions and Spiders

Desert Dangers: Scorpions and Spiders

Scorpion stings or spider bites may cause a swelling at the site and some distress. They usually require no special medical attention. Watch pets for the first few hours in case they exhibit a bad reaction. Sometimes Benadryl is helpful in reducing...

Desert Dangers: Cool Pools and Hot Spots

Desert Dangers: Cool Pools and Hot Spots

Do you have a pool…and a pet? Many pets love the water but even good swimmers may be bad at finding their way out so teach them where the steps are. Dogs love to go for rides in the car but with this heat, if you can’t take the pet into the store with you,...

Monsters Within

Monsters Within

Any dog or cat in San Tan Valley could easily be harboring Monsters within its body and we may not know it. These Monsters are the parasites that can afflict our pets. Under the microscope, they look as bad or worse than the monsters that Hollywood dreams up. Johnson...

Top 10 Cat Emergencies

Top 10 Cat Emergencies

Cats often become reclusive and hide when they are not feeling well, which makes knowing when they need to be seen by your veterinarian a challenge. They have unique signs of emergency conditions that often go unrecognized by owners. Some injuries are obvious, such as...

Monsters Within

Monsters Within

Any dog or cat in San Tan Valley could easily be harboring Monsters within its body and we may not know it. These Monsters are the parasites that can afflict our pets. Under the microscope, they look as bad or worse than the monsters that Hollywood dreams up. Johnson...

Driven To Drink

Driven To Drink

“Tails” from the Vet Clinic by: Rikki Schmidt One day a golden retriever was brought into the clinic by a concerned couple. The beautiful animal, named Sunny, appeared to be in the peak of health. “And why are we seeing Sunny today?” Marc asked as the technician led...

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