Through the use of VETMED’s state of the art equipment, new Karl Storz Endoscopy tower, and a Covidien Force Triad™ vessel sealer, the VETMED team of specialists are capable of offering a number of extended, minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. One benefit of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is the incredible magnification and lighting.. read more →

TPLO is currently one of the most common surgeries performed to treat canine cranial cruciate ligament (CCL or ACL) injuries. Now in existence for over 20 years, the surgery has proven to be an extremely effective long-term solution for addressing cruciate ligament injury in dogs. Initially created for large breed, active dogs, TPLO has proven.. read more →

Along with Arizona’s monsoon season comes the Sonoran Desert toad, a seemingly harmless toad that can grow up to 7.5 inches long with smooth, leathery skin. This olive green toad is far from harmless, however. In fact, it is killing more dogs than rattlesnakes. The Sonoran Desert toad, also known as the Colorado River toad.. read more →

Within VETMED’s Cardiology department, our board-certified cardiology specialist, Dr. Matt Miller offers diagnostic evaluations and therapy for animals with cardiovascular disease, respiratory disorders, or those requiring minimally-invasive treatment options. Tests & Evaluations Animals, from dogs and cats, to horses, are evaluated based on a thorough physical examination and a review of medical history, followed by.. read more →

Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis) is common throughout Arizona and the Southwest, and affects the lungs and respiratory system. It is caused by the fungus Coccidioides, which grows in the soil in low rainfall areas, and regions with high summer temperatures and moderate winter temperatures. These fungal spores become airborne when the soil is disturbed by winds,.. read more →