In our dry, desert climate, scorpion stings and spider bites are common in pets. Their curiosity can get the best of them, resulting in a defensive sting, or they can fall victim to a surprise bite by simply sniffing in the wrong place at the wrong time. As pet owners it’s important to know the.. read more →

By Krystal Harris, DVM Background As our pets age, they commonly develop lumps and bumps both on their skin and just under their skin. Some of these growths may be harmless, but how do you know which ones are safe and which ones may not be? Dogs and cats can develop many different types of skin.. read more →

The first rule of thumb when heading out for a hike, camping trip, or outdoor adventure with your pet is to always put safety first. Be prepared with the following information. If you’re hiking in extreme temperatures such as Arizona’s hot summers, invest in a pair of booties to protect your pet’s feet from burns,.. read more →

Two years ago, Diane Hechtman of Scottsdale was suffering from dizziness and her doctor determined that she had an irregular heartbeat. As part of treatment, she received a pacemaker. Shortly after her minor surgery, with her heart scare behind her, Diane and her husband Dan added a new member to their family—Kissy, a seven-year-old miniature.. read more →

VETMED is proud to share that we were recently featured in the September issue of Scottsdale Lifestyle! We’re so thankful for the opportunity to show off our wonderfully talented team in the article titled VETMED: A Team of Heroes, Sometimes it Takes More than One. “It wasn’t that long ago that I had my own.. read more →