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Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

Taking your dog or cat along can make the family vacation more fun for everyone, if you plan carefully. Here are some trip tips to make traveling with your pet more enjoyable.

Health Checks. Bring your pet to your primary care veterinarian for a check-up before going on an extended trip. Make sure all his or […]

Summer Hazards

Pet safety is an important issue year-round, but the hot days of summer in the desert bring some unique dangers to your pets. Here are some tips on what to watch out for and how keep your pets safe this season:

Do provide adequate shade and water for your pets.
Pets left outdoors in the summer heat […]

Rodenticide Toxicity in Pets

Anticoagulant rodenticides are designed to kill rats, mice, and other rodents by causing internal bleeding after the rodent ingests the poisonous bait. These poisons are thus designed to taste good and be very attractive to rodents. Dogs and cats can also find this bait very tasty and may ingest it if it is placed in […]

Make Your Yard Pet Friendly

Keep dogs and cats safe, entertained with enclosures, water features, potty spots
By Kimberly Matas Arizona Daily Star Tucson, Arizona
You’ve spent serious cash installing irrigation and babying bougainvilleas, but the dogs keep undoing your hard work. Landscapers and veterinarians have suggestions for people who want to keep their pets safe and their yards intact. Cutler Landscaping […]

10 Tips to Keep Pet’s Teeth Healthy

Take your pet to a veterinarian for a dental examination. You do not need to wait for a problem to appear.
Homecare is the key to keeping the oral cavity healthy. Brushing is the best modality, as it is in people. In addition, many preventative measures can be employed including specially formulated foods proven effective in […]

Household Hazards

Every home contains a variety of everyday items and substances that can be dangerous or even fatal if ingested by dogs and cats. You can protect your pet’s health by becoming aware of the most common health hazards found in many pet-owning households. Foods Many foods that are perfectly safe for humans could be harmful […]

How to Keep the Holidays Happy for your Pets

Although the fall and winter holiday season may be a favorite time of year for families, it can be a dangerous time for our pets.  Holiday visitors, turkey bones, table scraps, candy, decorations and gift wrappings are just some of the dangers that dogs, cats and other pets face this time of year, so pet owners […]

Halloween Can Be Scary For Your Pets Too!

While Halloween may be a favorite holiday for children and adults, it can be a scary and dangerous time for our pets.  Strangers dressed in costumes and masks shouting “trick or treat” at our doors, spooky noises, and candy carelessly left around are just some of the dangers that dogs, cats and other pets face on […]

Cancer Care in Pets

What is Cancer?
Cancer is an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells on or within the body. Cancer may be benign or malignant. It may be localized or it may invade adjacent tissue and spread throughout the body.

How Common is Cancer?
Cancer is common in pet animals and the incidence increases with age. Cancer accounts for almost half […]

Prevent Desert Dangers

Arizona’s Sonoran Desert has more varieties of animal life than any other desert on earth. Understanding and respecting desert wildlife will help you and your pet avoid unnecessary and potentially dangerous run-ins. Although the most famous desert creature is the rattlesnake, there are several other notable wild animals and plants that both people and their […]