Urinary tract disorders and diseases are some of the most common ailments in domestic cats. Sometimes the symptoms of these conditions are obvious, and other times they are easily overlooked — meaning the cat goes without treatment for longer than is ideal. As a cat owner, it is important that you know the basics regarding […]
Many people bundle up as the weather starts to turn chilly, but they don’t spend as much time worrying about their dogs. Dogs have thick, furry coats for warmth, so why should they need anything else in winter? Cold weather can have an effect on your dog’s health and safety. Here are some simple cold […]
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.