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Helping Fido Cope With Your Return to Work

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Take Your Dog To Work Week starts June 21st. Of course, this one has been playing out differently since the pandemic started. Last year, many people brought their work home to Fido. Now, as vaccinations allow people to get back to the workplace, pets are having to adjust to their humans being away more often. … Read More »

Summer Hazards for Birds

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Do you have a pet bird? If so, you’ll want to take some extra care with Polly over the next few months. This time of year can get brutally hot around here. That scorching heat can put all our animal friends—including birds—in danger. A local Scottsdale, AZ vet lists some key hazards to beware of … Read More »

National Rescue Dog Day

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May 20th is Rescue Dog Day! This is one cause we’re more than happy to shine the spotlight on. Many of our favorite patients are rescue dogs, who are now living it up as pampered pets. A veterinarian discusses rescue dogs in this article from Raintree Pet Resort & Medical Center, your Scottsdale, AZ pet … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care

7 Reasons to Love Birds

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May 4th has gone to the birds: it’s National Bird Day! We’re more than happy to celebrate our feathered friends. Wild birds provide cheerful, chirpy background noise, and can be really fun to watch. And as for pet birds, well, Polly may be small, but she can fill some huge spaces in our hearts. In … Read More »

Playing With Your Kitten

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Kittens are beyond cute: somehow, these little balls of fur often manage to completely melt our hearts with a single meow. They’re also very playful! A Scottsdale, AZ vet offers some advice on playing with little Fluffy below. Make It Routine Pets tend to thrive on set schedules, just as children do. Try to make … Read More »

Posted In Cat Care, General Care

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