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Pet Hydration Month

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July is Pet Hydration Month. This is an extremely important topic at this time of year, especially here in the Southwest, where scorching temperatures are just par for the course in summer. Dehydration is a huge hazard for pets. It goes hand in paw with heat exhaustion, which can lead to heat stroke, a potentially … 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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Cold Treats for Kitties

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If you’ve been keeping up with us, you know that we’ve been really building up our pet hotel. One thing we love offering our canine patients is the Frosty Paw. This is sort of like a shake for Fido. But what about Fluffy? Why not give your cat something special on sweltering days? Here, a … Read More »

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Cold Treats for Cats

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Does your cat spend the majority of her summer seeking out cool napping spots? We suspect that the answer to that one is a yes. Hot weather can be tough on kitties! One way for you to help Fluffy beat the heat is to offer her some frozen snacks. A Scottsdale, AZ vet suggests some … Read More »

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