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.
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 […]
Planning to live a healthier lifestyle is one thing, but actually summoning the motivation to do so is a different matter. Many dog owners feel more motivated to get fit and healthy when they do so alongside their dogs. For example, you probably already go on walks with your dog. But walking isn’t the only […]
Veterinary visits should not be stressful events for any pet. Fear, anxiety, and stress have significant health consequences for pets, which should be avoided. By working together, we can take the fear out of veterinary care. The following are some of the methods we use to protect your pet’s emotional well-being…
While most dog owners know that feeding their pets scraps from their plate is not the best choice, many people still feed their dogs “people food” as a treat. Even though most human foods are not necessarily harmful to dogs, there are some seemingly innocent foods that are actually poisonous or can cause immediate injury. […]