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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Keeping Fido Cool

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Arizona isn’t exactly known for balmy summers. It can get pretty hot around here at this time of year! Heat can actually be very dangerous for dogs. Fido is wearing a fur coat, and he doesn’t have many ways to cool himself down. Read on as a Pet Hospital in Scottsdale offers tips on keeping … Read More »

Preventing Kitty Obesity

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Did you know that over half of our feline friends are overweight or obese? If you’ve noticed your kitty getting a bit pudgy, there’s a good chance that Fluffy isn’t actually just fluffy. This is actually quite a serious issue, as those extra pounds are very bad for your cute pet’s health! Read on as … Read More »

Tips for Brushing Fido’s Teeth

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February is Pet Dental Health Month! Taking care of your dog’s teeth is a very important but often overlooked aspect of Fido’s care regimen. In this article, a North Phoenix, AZ vet offers some tips on brushing dogs’ teeth. Use The Right Products Only use toothbrushes and toothpastes that were made for pets. Products made … Read More »

Bringing a Shelter Dog Home

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October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month. We love seeing dogs get second chances! Many people have found their furry best friends in shelters. That first month is a crucial time, however. Going to a new home is a huge change for Fido! Here, a Scottsdale, AZ vet discusses bringing a shelter dog home. Supplies … Read More »