Leptospirosis is an infection caused by Leptospira bacteria, found in soil and water. Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease, which means it can be spread from animals to people, and it most commonly occurs in warm climates like the Valley. While infected cats may experience mild flu-like symptoms, dogs are most commonly affected, and are at.. 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 →

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 →

As you look to the year ahead and set new goals, make a commitment to a few resolutions that will benefit both you and your pet! Go for more walks and explore the outdoors together. Hikes and walks are great exercise for both you and your pet, and the change in environment can be stimulating.. read more →