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Pet Parasites: Protecting Your Family and Pet from Creepy Crawlies

Internal and external parasites are a constant nuisance and threat to your pets, and in many cases, to you and your family as well. Most parasites are relatively easily picked up and transferred between animals, and many are Zoonotic (meaning they can infect humans as well); thankfully, most are also relatively easy to prevent and [...]

By |2018-12-08T07:44:41+00:00April 20th, 2018|Prevention & Wellness|Comments Off on Pet Parasites: Protecting Your Family and Pet from Creepy Crawlies

Pet Poison Prevention: Household Toxins

While many of us use seemingly harmless ingredients and items to clean, cook and decorate our homes, there are several which can be quite harmful and even deadly to our pets. It’s important to know which every day, household items can put our furry friends at risk. It’s not only chemicals or cleaners but many [...]

By |2018-12-07T23:58:53+00:00March 1st, 2018|Toxins & Safety Tips|Comments Off on Pet Poison Prevention: Household Toxins

Pet Dental Health

Dental health is an important part of your pet’s overall health. Untreated periodontal disease can lead to chronic infections, heart disease, liver disease, kidney disease and chronic pain. Having a comprehensive dental exam and cleaning under anesthesia is one of the best investments you can make in your pet’s overall health. Periodontal disease is one [...]

By |2018-12-07T23:58:53+00:00January 30th, 2018|Dental Care|Comments Off on Pet Dental Health

Fear Free Veterinary Visits

We know veterinary visits can be stressful for both you and your pet. Can you imagine telling your dog, “Let’s go to the vet!” and seeing her tail wag? How about getting out your cat’s carrier and seeing him come running? We are proud to have Fear Free Certified Professionals on our team. The Fear [...]

By |2018-12-07T23:58:53+00:00January 3rd, 2018|About PAH|Comments Off on Fear Free Veterinary Visits

Senior Pet Care

“Love does not change, no matter how many dog years go by.” -Amanda Jones (Dog Years: Faithful Friends, Then and Now) I often thumb through this book looking at the comparison of puppy and senior pictures and reading the impact these dogs have on their human’s lives. Tears come easily as I relish in the [...]

By |2018-12-07T23:58:53+00:00November 1st, 2017|Senior Pet Care|Comments Off on Senior Pet Care

Understanding Pet Obesity…is bigger always better?

Obesity occurs worldwide and unfortunately humans are not the only ones affected. Our beloved pets also suffer from weight problems. It’s estimated that 25% to 44% of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese and with an astounding 63% of cats being considered overweight or obese. Causes of Obesity/Overweight As in humans, calorie [...]

By |2018-12-07T23:58:53+00:00October 4th, 2017|Nutrition & Weight|Comments Off on Understanding Pet Obesity…is bigger always better?

The Unseen Enemy

Parasites There are a wide variety of parasites, both internal and external in Yavapai County and Arizona that pose a potential health risk to your pets.  Many people are offended by the suggestion that their pets might have worms or fleas.  They don’t realize that all cats and dogs are very susceptible.  Dogs, especially, get [...]

By |2018-12-07T23:58:53+00:00September 5th, 2017|Prevention & Wellness|Comments Off on The Unseen Enemy

What Do Veterinarians Do?

The common line given when you ask people “What do veterinarians do?” is something along the lines of “They take care of and treat animals.” Yes, it is true that veterinarians are responsible for wellness and diagnostic care of animals, including exams, vaccines, surgery, evaluating blood work, diagnostic tests and prescribing medications. But veterinarians do [...]

By |2018-12-07T23:58:54+00:00August 3rd, 2017|About PAH|Comments Off on What Do Veterinarians Do?

Are cats low maintenance pets?

Cats are often seen as the low maintenance pet. I will say, in some cases this is true. They can require very little from humans. Just the basics: food, water, shelter. This can lead to little or no development of a human/animal bond. However, although cats require very little does not mean that they do [...]

By |2018-12-07T23:58:54+00:00June 5th, 2017|Prevention & Wellness|Comments Off on Are cats low maintenance pets?

Itching and Scratching… dog gone it!

Itching and scratching is by far one of the most common reasons that pets and their humans make a trip in to see the veterinarian. While Fido certainly has a hard time sleeping at night while fighting the itch, they can keep everyone in the house up with scratching and licking through the wee hours. [...]

By |2018-12-07T23:58:54+00:00May 1st, 2017|Allergies|Comments Off on Itching and Scratching… dog gone it!
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