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 →

By Jonathan Schnier, DVM, DACVIM Anatomy Heat Stroke is an elevation of the core body temperature resulting from excessive external heat exposure. Risk Factors Both dogs and cats are at risk for heat stroke; pediatric and geriatric patients are at an even higher risk. Dogs with compressed short, noses/flattened faces (brachycephalic breeds) such as English.. read more →

The veterinarians and toxicology experts at Pet Poison Helpline tallied up the various types of toxins that prompted the most calls for help in 2013, and released the following lists. Chocolate, Xylitol and pain killers top the list for most harmful toxins in dogs, while lilies, general purpose cleaners, and flea and tick prevention treatments.. read more →