Pet Health

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 […]

Ear Infections
Conditions

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?

1st Pet Opens Animal Blood Bank
1st Pet News

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 […]

Introducing a New Kitten
Treatment & Care

Adopting a new cat can give an animal in need a home and change your life for the better. But if you already have one or more cats at home, introducing a new feline into the dynamic can be tricky. Introductions may be particularly difficult between two cats with different personalities or between an “only […]