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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

Meet the Skink

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Are you interested in adopting a lizard? While many people go for geckos and monitors, there’s another family of lizards that can also make great animal companions: the Skink Read on as a local Scottsdale, AZ vet discusses these beautiful and captivating critters. Basics Skinks are part of the Scincidae family. There are more than … Read More »

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 »

Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

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February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month! Getting your pet fixed is a very routine procedure. However, it will have a very powerful and positive impact, not just on your pet, but on animal welfare in general. A Scottsdale, AZ vet discusses spaying and neutering below. Preventing Overpopulation The biggest reason to support spaying and neutering is … Read More »

Posted In Cat Care, General Care

Cute Ways to Pamper a Bearded Dragon

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Do you have a bearded dragon? If so, you’ll want to pay your little buddy some extra attention tomorrow. January 16th is Appreciate A Dragon Day! Read on as a Scottsdale, AZ vet offers some tips on how to pamper your pint-sized dinosaur. Hangout Time Your pet may really enjoy hanging out on your arm … Read More »

Going Shopping for Kittens

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Have you decided to adopt a kitten? Congratulations! It won’t take little Fluffy long to have you completely wrapped around her paws. Of course, your tiny ball of fur is going to need a few things. A Scottsdale, AZ veterinarian offers some tips on getting your kitten’s belongings below.  Food Proper nutrition is absolutely crucial … Read More »

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

Benefits of Adopting a Senior Pet

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November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month! While there’s no bad time to adopt an older pet, this is the perfect chance to give a sweet, lovable animal in their senior years a great retirement home. A Scottsdale, AZ vet lists some key benefits of adopting an older pet below. Calm Temperament Puppies and kittens … Read More »

Posted In Adoptions, General Care

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