The holidays are a joyous time, but don’t let them become a hazard to your beloved pet! Here are some common holiday safety hazards for your pets. 1. Holiday Baking Even small amounts of raisins and grapes can cause kidney failure in dogs and potentially, cats. Any ingestion of raisins or grapes should be treated as.. read more →

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Keep your pets happy, healthy, and safe during hot summer days with these tips! Beware of Hot Temperatures Limit your dog’s time outdoors when it’s extremely hot or humid. When your dog is outside, make sure he has access to shade, shelter, and plenty of fresh water. In the Phoenix area, it can just take.. read more →

There’s no disputing that animals possess a sixth sense for danger. Here, as we celebrate Love Your Pet Month in February, we share five inspiring stories of pet heroes who saved the lives of those they loved. Military Hero Pet: German Shepherd and Belgian Malinois Where: Afghanistan At just two years of age, Lucca, a.. read more →

February is American Heart Month, and the VETMED Cardiology Department wants to make sure your dog’s heart is both happy and healthy. Would you know if your dog had a stroke? While strokes in dogs are less common than in humans, if one occurs, it can be just as serious as a human stroke. Learn.. read more →