Veterinary specialists are board-certified veterinarians who have focused their practice on a specific area of veterinary medicine including internal medicine, surgery, preventive medicine, toxicology, dentistry, behavior, and pathology, among other disciplines. Veterinary specialists undergo additional extensive training post veterinary school, acquire clinical experience in the area of their chosen specialty, publish a clinical case or.. read more →

UPDATED: The doctor is in! Great news, Arizona: Matt Miller, DVM, DACVIM is now head of the VETMED Cardiology Department. Learn more about Dr. Matt Miller > Learn more about the Cardiology services offered at VETMED > To schedule an appointment, call 602.697.4694 read more →

Veterinary technicians at VETMED, assisting with surgery

For most pet owners, ensuring their pets receive top notch care is crucial. In fact, according to the American Pet Products Association, Americans spent more than $50 billion on their pets in 2012, a quarter of which went towards veterinary care. Because of this, qualified veterinary technicians, or nurses as they are also called, are.. read more →

By Christina Grant, DVM Exposure Chocolate toxicity can occur year round but tends to be most prevalent when there is opportunity for exposure, especially during the holiday seasons such as Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Easter. Severity of signs depends on the types of chocolate and amount ingested. Chocolate not only contains a high amount of.. read more →

By Stephanie Szabo, VM,D DACVS Anatomy Bile is made by the liver and serves as a vehicle for fat absorption through the small intestinal tract. The liver contains very small bile channels called canaliculi, which collect bile from the liver cells. These bile canaliculi merge to join larger ducts that ultimately terminate into visible hepatic.. read more →

We at VETMED start off the new year with the proud announcement that we earned the highest designation in the industry for their superior service, facilities and comprehensive medical care in November. The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has named VETMED a referral accredited facility making us one in only five veterinary hospitals within Arizona to hold the.. read more →

It is that time of year again for spending time with family and friends over great meals.  We hope you have a wonderful holiday week and want to remind you we are here for you and your family veterinarian 24 hours a day.  Here are some tips from our doctors as well as the team at.. read more →

VETMED was featured on Channel 3 in a story about how Americans spend millions to keep their beloved pets healthy by Patti Kirkpatrick. Stephanie Helbig and her husband from north Phoenix who utilized VETMED services to diagnose and treat their 9-year-old beagle, Lucy, after she fell sick with a life-threatening illness. Kirkpatrick said, “VETMED is.. read more →

Computed Tomography (CT) has become an essential part of advanced diagnostics in veterinary medicine. Because of its ability to assist in the diagnosis of a vast number of diseases, CT has been described as the gold standard in radiological imaging by the medical profession. VETMED can now offer you the gold standard at our location… read more →