Are NexGard and similar products safe for your pet? Have you seen the video circling social media sites recently of pets having seizures and discounting the safety of flea and tick prevention products such as NexGard, Bravecto and Simparica? Have you asked your pet’s vet about it and been told they still recommend these products? […]
Tick Fever, Lyme, Plague and MORE! What YOU need to know to protect your family and your pets this year!
TICK AND FLEA RELATED DISEASES ARE GOING UP IN ARIZONA! With our lovely weather quickly warming up, ticks are coming out of hiding, and sadly into our yards and homes! Ticks carry a wide range of diseases, some of which can be debilitating, and even deadly! Not only are our furry family members at risk, […]
Beginning in March of this year, news quickly covered news stations and the web, warning of an outbreak of a new strain of Canine Influenza, H3N2, affecting dogs in Chicago and rapidly spreading to other surrounding states in the following several months after. News died down after the strain appeared to be […]
Sooo many dogs, cats and other pets of all breeds and ages sit in rescues and shelters across the world and it is there that they will spend their holiday season. I remember being a young child and every single year, “A new puppy or kitten” was written on my Christmas list (or a pony! […]
These are a list of the things that the doctors at the Scottsdale Veterinary Clinic may recommend for back pain or back injury with your pet, this may also include disc injury. Many times with back injuries multiple medications are needed depending on the location and pain level of your pet. Many time your pet […]
Some of our clients prefer to make food for their pets. This is time consuming but if you have the time can be rewarding. This is also an alternative for pets that are finiky. These are basic guidelines and may need modification depeding on your pet’s medical conditions and dietary needs. Basic recipe for home […]
Arthritis Treatment Options from Scottsdale Veterinary Clinic Arthritis is a chronic, degenerative disease of the joints in which the body places bone around unstable or ‘wobbly’ joints. In a dog, the most commonly affected joints are the hips, shoulders, knees, elbows and spine. By the time your pet has reached 8 to 9 years old, there […]
This a list of things to help give your pet medications.
The Scottsdale Veterinary Clinic DENTAL CARE RECOMMENDATIONS: Good teeth and gums are very important to the health of your pet, the average animal lives 2-3 years longer with healthy teeth, than those with gingivitis and tartar. Bad teeth and gingivitis can lead to heart disease, kidney and liver failure, and many other diseases. 1. We […]
Many pets will not eat the commercially available diets when they are in kidney failure. To make a home-made kidney diet for your pet, you may use the following ingredients and guidelines for mixing and creating the diet. Begin by feeding 1/2 cup twice per day and then increasing or decreasing diet based upon weight changes […]