Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure that replaces a diseased hip joint with a prosthetic hip. It is the gold treatment standard for several hip conditions, including hip dysplasia. Total hip replacement is typically performed by a specialist, because it is a difficult procedure requiring specialized experience and equipment. VETMED’s board-certified surgeons are experienced.. read more →

We have two new internists joining Jonathan Schnier, DVM, DACVIM and Kristi Sluiter, DVM, DACVIM in our internal medicine department. Click “Learn More” to get to know them! Dr. Genna Atiee and Dr. Janet Bailey bring a wealth of experience and advanced training to VETMED, and we are excited to see our internal medicine service further expand with.. read more →

Liliana Mutascio, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA and Deandra Owen, DVM, DACVS-SA both recently passed the final phase of their board certifications and are now Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.  Earning board certification in veterinary surgery is difficult, requiring successful completion of additional years of training, research and two phases of a rigorous examination process… read more →

camping with your pet

Camping is a fun activity for the whole family. There is no reason you can’t bring your pets with you, as long as you do so safely. VETMED has a few tips for how you can safely enjoy a camping trip with your furry family members tagging along. Make Yourself Noticeable If your pet will.. read more →

While we like to think that nothing bad will ever happen to our beloved dog, accidents happen, and dogs may wind up with a head injury. Unfortunately, you can’t call an ambulance for your dog, so what are you supposed to do in this situation? VETMED in Phoenix, Arizona, understands that the situation is stressful.. read more →

Welcome back Stephanie G. Foote, DVM, DACVS! Dr. Foote’s role will help ensure that VETMED continues to offer the best in advanced veterinary specialty and emergency medicine.  She will be reviewing, managing, and optimizing current systems, quality care standards, and staying abreast of the latest veterinary advancements.  She will also oversee the medical direction, lead.. read more →

Laundry detergent pods have been in the news recently to help inform consumers about the dangers of consuming the bite-sized pods. What many pet owners may not know is that these detergent pods are also dangerous for the dogs and cats in our homes. VETMED wants all pet owners to understand the risks that these.. read more →

The Fourth of July is almost here, and if you are planning on celebrating this American holiday, you need to remember that your pets need a little extra care if you are bringing them along for the party. VETMED has a few tips for keeping your dog or cat safe during your Fourth of July.. read more →

Are you familiar with the word “necropsy”? No? Actually, you probably are! You’ve just heard it called an “autopsy.” Technically, an autopsy is when a doctor performs a postmortem (“after death”) examination on a human. A necropsy is the appropriate term used for any such evaluation performed on an animal. LEARN MORE>> read more →

  One of the great appeals of our area is that we’re rich with beautiful landscapes and wildlife, though there are times when this can pose a danger to our furry friends. Learn more about the wildlife risks in our area with VETMED’s tips on how you can keep your pet safe from the less.. read more →