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Holiday Pet Safety

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Have you ever plucked your cat off a precarious perch? Or stopped your dog from eating something that wasn’t food? Our animal companions are very curious and playful. These traits can get our furred—and feathered—friends into trouble, especially at this time of year. Read on as a Scottsdale, AZ vet discusses holiday pet safety. Decorations … Read More »

Teaching Fido To Greet Guests Politely

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Does your dog have a habit of saying hello to people by knocking them over? Does Fido take his door doggy duties a bit too seriously? Here, a North Phoenix, AZ vet offers tips on teaching your canine buddy better petiquette. Ignore Fido We know, dogs are masters at getting us to pay attention to … Read More »

Posted In Behavior, Dog Care

Caring For A Senior Reptile

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It probably isn’t much of a surprise to learn that reptiles typically live much longer in captivity than they do in the wild, as long as they get proper care. However, even with top-notch care, your pet reptile will sooner or later enter their golden years. How do you make sure your snake, turtle, or … Read More »

Halloween Dangers for Cats

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Halloween is just around the corner! This is a dangerous time of year for our feline pals. Although our local kitties won’t have to deal with as many weather-related hazards as their northern kin, there are still some seasonal dangers for pet parents to be concerned about. Read on as a North Phoenix, AZ vet … Read More »

Keeping Your Dog Fit

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Is your dog super playful and active? Or does Fido only come running when he hears a food wrapper? Making sure that your canine buddy is getting enough exercise is very important to his health and well-being! Here, a Scottsdale, AZ vet discusses keeping your furry pal in shape. Playing Playing is a great way … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care

Is A Pet Turtle Right For You?

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Are you considering adopting a turtle? Turtles are both cute and interactive, and can make great pets! However, before ‘shelling out’ money for one, you’ll need to do some research. A Scottsdale, AZ vet discusses some pros and cons of owning turtles below. Breed Have you ever wondered about the difference between turtles and tortoises? … Read More »

Brushing Your Cat’s Teeth

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Did you know that cats can develop some very painful dental conditions? One of the best things you can do to keep your feline pal’s teeth healthy is to brush them. Of course, that may not sound like much fun, either for you or your pet. We can help! Here, a North Phoenix, AZ vet … Read More »

Protecting Your Dog From Rattlesnakes

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Arizona has lots of beautiful scenery and wildlife. However, some of the denizens of the Grand Canyon state are quite dangerous. Rattlesnakes, as you may know, are one of the deadliest hazards for both people and pets. Read on as a Scottsdale, AZ vet offers tips on keeping Fido safe from rattlesnakes. Landscaping There are … Read More »

Is Your Cat Senile?

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Is your kitty in her golden years? Senior cats are absolutely adorable. However, your pet will have slightly different care needs than a younger kitty would. Just like people, kitties can experience cognitive decline as they age, and can become confused, disoriented, and forgetful. Read on as a North Phoenix, AZ vet discusses senility in … Read More »

Training Your Dog To Behave Off-Leash

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Does your dog stay with you if you drop his leash? Or does he immediately run off? Leashes are very important, both for logistic and safety reasons. Although we always recommend keeping your pup leashed when you take him off your property, it isn’t a bad idea to do some off-leash training. A Scottsdale, AZ … Read More »