Spring is here, which means that your pet will get to enjoy more time outside, rolling in the grass, and breathing the fresh air. Unfortunately, the spring grass and air contain substances that many pets are allergic to, so spring also brings them red bumps, itching, and skin infections. If your pet is plagued by.. read more →

Timothy Menghini, BSc(Hons), BVM&S, MRCVS, Practice Limited to Surgery Dr. Menghini received his BVM&S (the equivalent to the US Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) from The Royal School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He went on to complete a one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery in Canada and a three.. read more →

As the vital center of your pet’s cardiovascular system, their heart is one of their most critical organs, continuously pumping to circulate oxygenated blood to every body cell, from nose to tail tip. If disease interrupts your pet’s normal heart function, their entire body can be compromised, with a range of effects. Fortunately, VetMED’s board-certified.. read more →

We recently moved our Emergency & Critical Care, Surgery, and Internal Medicine services across the parking lot to an expanded, 12,000 sq ft. facility. Over the next few months, the previous building which had these services will be receiving a facelift to allow space for more. We’ll be sure to keep you updated on our.. read more →

Dogs, with their boisterous, playful nature, commonly injure their limbs. Like human athletes, your dog may simply overdo it and feel a little sore after a rowdy play session, but sometimes his limp may be a sign of a more serious injury that requires medical care. We know you want to provide the best care.. read more →

The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, but they can become chaotic, and potential hazards to your pet can get overlooked in the turmoil. A pet owner never wants an illness or injury to affect their pet, but a pet emergency over the holidays can be particularly stressful. If your pet develops.. read more →

Your family veterinarian can handle many of your pet’s surgical needs, but difficult cases may require expertise and equipment that only a specialty surgery center can offer. VetMED Emergency and Specialty Care has three board-certified veterinary surgeons who will work with your family veterinarian to handle any challenging surgical procedures your pet may need. Our.. read more →

AzVMA Winter Small Animal Specialist Meeting On Saturday, November 16th two of VetMED’s specialists will be speaking at the local veterinary medical association’s winter meeting. Speakers and Topics: Dr. Matthew Miller: Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Genetics-Nutrition-Management Dr. Janet Bailey: Respiratory Disease Dr. Bailey will also be the moderator for the meeting. The specialists at VetMED regularly attend continuing.. read more →

The heat is on! Summer in Arizona can be stifling, but don’t let pet dangers such as heatstroke, monsoon season, and snake bites add to the pressure. Follow our safety tips to ensure you and your pet make it through the summer heat unharmed. Pets and The Threat of Heatstroke Heatstroke can occur any time.. read more →

Cushing’s disease, also called hyperadrenocorticism, is an endocrine system disorder seen commonly in dogs and rarely in cats. Hyperadrenocorticism occurs when the body produces too much cortisol, an essential hormone produced by the adrenal glands in times of stress, even after the stressor, such as pain or infection, has gone. What causes Cushing’s disease in.. read more →