Spring has sprung! Did you know, a large portion of household and garden plants are toxic to pets? Here’s a list to keep on hand at home. To view photographs of a much more extensive list of toxic and harmful plants known to cause systemic effects and/or varying degrees of gastrointestinal upset, visit www.aspca.org… read more →

Your cat or dog’s safety is an utmost concern when you are around other animals—whether wild or domesticated. When you are out and about with your pet, you may not be prepared for a bite from another animal, but they happen frequently. In fact, bites are one of the most common pet injuries. The veterinarians.. read more →

As you may have heard, Animal Dermatology has joined VETMED. Dr. Song will continue to provide the same outstanding dermatology & allergy care to patients. If you’re in need of an appointment please call (602) 697-4694. For information about Dermatology services, please click here. For location information and directions, please click here. Dr. Song and the.. read more →

Most people would agree that there’s nothing more heartwarming than taking care of a dog or a cat. Since they take such good care of our hearts, it’s only fair that we return the favor. Everybody knows that cardiovascular disease is bad, both for people and pets, but not everybody knows just exactly what it.. read more →

March is National Poison Prevention Week, so our VETMED Team wanted to take this opportunity to remind you of the potential dangers to your pets that could be lurking in your home… is your home safe? Top Toxic Plants Common household plants such as Chrysanthemums, Daffodils, Lilies, and Tulips can pose severe harm to your.. read more →

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 →

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 →

My name is Mark Romanoski and I am a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) at VETMED. I primarily work in the surgery department, but often help in other departments when it is needed. Working as a Certified Veterinary Technician My number one and most important role as a CVT is patient advocate. Our patients do not.. read more →