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Plushie Toy Day

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Plush Animal Lover’s Day is October 28th! Does your canine buddy get super excited when he spots a plushie toy? Stuffed animals are definitely pretty high on the list of Fido’s favorite playthings. However, there are some pros and cons to think about when getting them. A Scottsdale, AZ vet lists some key ones below. … Read More »

Fall With Fido

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Fall is officially upon us! While the drops in temperature aren’t as drastic here in Arizona as they are in some parts of the country, there are still some seasonal changes and hazards to be aware of. Here, a Scottsdale, AZ vet discusses autumn dog care. Decorations Decorations are one of the bigger concerns. For … Read More »

Snakebite Awareness Day

Snakebite Awareness Day

September 19th is Snakebite Awareness Day. This is definitely an important topic for dog owners! Here in Arizona, we share our land with 13 venomous rattlesnakes. The Mojave rattlesnake is the most toxic, but the Western Diamondback is responsible for many more deaths. A Scottsdale, AZ vet offers some insight on this below. Signs Of … Read More »

Fido’s Favorite Dog Jokes

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Today, August 15th, is Tell A Joke Day! One thing we know for certain about our canine companions: they certainly do keep us laughing! We can’t resist getting in on the fun a bit on this one. Read on as a local Scottsdale, AZ veterinarian lists some ‘pawesomely’ bad dog jokes. Why Are Dogs Terrible … Read More »

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Pawesome Ways to Spoil Your Senior Dog


August 8 is Spoil Your Dog Day! Of course, how you spoil your dog really depends a lot on how old he is. A puppy may want lots of toys, or perhaps a fun session at their doggy daycare. An adult pooch may want a trip to the park, or perhaps a playdate with his … Read More »

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World Snake Day


Tomorrow, July 16th, is World Snake Day. We know, snakes aren’t the most popular pets around. However, these mysterious, beautiful creatures do have some very devoted fans. A Scottsdale, AZ vet discusses snakes in this article. Snakes In The Wild It’s important to realize that snakes play crucial roles in keeping natural ecosystems in balance. … Read More »

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 »

Helping Fido Cope With Your Return to Work


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


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


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 »

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