Tag: Veterinary Services

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 […]

Fear-Free Care
Treatment & Care

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…

Canine Leptospirosis
1st Pet News

1st Pet Veterinary Centers would like to alert our clients about a situation of concern to dog owners. There has been a recent increase in the number of cases of Canine Leptospirosis in Maricopa County. The following are some frequently asked questions about this situation. Please contact us for additional questions. What Is Canine Leptospirosis? […]

Feline Tooth Resorption
Treatment & Care

There’s a dental disease that’s sweeping the cat population and is widely under-treated: feline tooth resorption. This painful condition is thought to affect around 40 percent of adult cats, but because many owners simply don’t know how to recognize its symptoms, cats don’t always receive the prompt treatment they need. Here’s what you need to […]

Pet Rehab-Skipper’s Journey-01
1st Pet News

“When your pet suffers, the whole family suffers. We had no idea Skipper had a herniated disk, until it ruptured.” Skipper first came into 1st Pet Veterinary Mesa on February 11, 2016. His parents noticed at first, loss of control to the hind limbs after coming home from work. ”Walking thru the doors of 1st […]