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Easter Pet Hazards

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Easter is coming up soon! While our seasons aren’t as distinct as those our northern friends have, there are still some concerns to be aware of at this time of year. In this article, a local Scottsdale, AZ vet lists some Easter hazards for pets. Chocolate Chocolate is highly toxic to our animal companions. In … Read More »

Desert Spring Hazards for Dogs

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The first day of spring is coming up quickly. While we may not have to deal with melting snow, we will soon see temperatures rising as the summer heat approaches. Even in this climate, there are a few specific seasonal hazards for dogs at this time of year. A local Scottsdale, AZ vet lists a … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care

7 Things Responsible Pet Owners Do

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February is Responsible Pet Owners Month! Being a great pet owner is one of life’s most rewarding roles. However, it takes a bit more than pouring kibble in a bowl and offering belly rubs or ear scritches on demand. Read on as a Scottsdale, AZ vet ists some things that responsible pet owners do. Offer … Read More »

Fido’s New Year’s Resolutions

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Happy New Year! Are you making resolutions this year? If so, your canine buddy will be loyally cheering you on in his adorable doggy way as you work towards your new goals. Actually, Fido has a few things on his list as well! A Scottsdale, AZ vet lists some things your pup may want to … Read More »

Posted In Behavior, Dog Care

Reasons to Board Your Dog When You Travel

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The holidays are coming up quickly! While the regular holiday travel may be a bit down this year, due to the coronavirus, many people are still going to visit friends and family members. We know that lots of people like to take their pups with them when they go out of town. However, your canine … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care

Thanksgiving Hazards for Pets

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Thanksgiving is coming up quickly. It’s probably safe to say that many of our furry friends will be underfoot as their humans prepare for and celebrate the autumn holiday. Our furry pals are playful and curious, traits that are both adorable and entertaining. However, Fluffy and Fido have quite a knack for getting into trouble. … Read More »

Fido’s Halloween Costume

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Halloween is just around the corner! At this time of year, we tend to see lots of hilarious photos of pups in costumes. Fido does make a pretty adorable taco! He’s also been a lobster, a cow, and a dinosaur, to name just a few things. There’s no reason you can’t have some fun with … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care

5 Quick Tips to Lengthen Your Pet’s Lifespan

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Have you ever wished you could lengthen your pet’s lifespan to keep them around as long as possible? You’re in luck. There are several easy things you can do that help your pet to live as long and healthy a life as possible. Here, your Scottdale, AZ veterinarian fills you in.  Quality Diet There’s no … Read More »

Pet Sitter Or Doggy Daycare: What’s Best For Your Pet?

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September is National Pet Sitters Education Month! As you may know, here at Raintree Pet Resort & Medical Center, we run a deluxe doggy hotel and daycare. While pet sitting is a bit different than daycare, they are both beneficial. Our canine pals are very sociable, and can get quite upset if left alone. A … Read More »

Helping Your Shelter Dog Settle In

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This has been a hard year, but there have been some bright spots. One good thing has been seeing shelters empty for the first time as people rushed to adopt dogs before quarantining themselves. If you’re among those who recently adopted a shelter dog, you have our support! However, going to a new home is … Read More »