Service dogs provide a number of invaluable services to those who have disabilities. Most famous, seeing-eye dogs help the blind, but service dogs can also help people with other medical conditions. Service dogs can alert diabetics of low or high blood sugar, hear for the deaf, calm and control a child with autism, or provide […]
While your canine companion is loving all of the fresh summer activities, it’s up to you to make sure your dog stays hydrated and cool on hot, humid days. Even lazy dogs have trouble keeping cool when the temperatures soar over 90 degrees F. Here are some tips to help you manage your dog’s comfort and […]
The love you have for your pets helps you stay attuned to their behaviors and eccentricities. So when you observe your dog pawing his ears or shaking his head, you pay special attention. At 1st Pet Veterinary Centers, we understand that even a minor ear infection in your pet needs prompt treatment. Our Phoenix, AZ and East Valley clinics are ready to examine and treat your dog or cat for minor or major ear infections. How do you know if your pet has an ear problem?
Has your dog been scratching more often recently? Or does your dog have red eyes and a runny nose? If so, he or she might be suffering from the effects of allergies. Here at 1st Pet Veterinary, we know how to properly diagnose and treat allergies in dogs in the Chandler, Mesa, and Phoenix areas.
You may have been asked to donate blood at a local drive or have heard announcements about urgent human blood shortages during disasters, but have you ever wondered where the blood for sick or injured pets comes from? 1st Pet Veterinary Centers has just opened its animal blood bank for the collection, storage, and distribution […]