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Online prescription refills
Don’t forget that Family Pet Hospital offers online prescription refills for your pets! If you are an existing patient, simply go to http://scottsdalepethospital.com/prescription-refill-request/ to request a refill!
Family Pet Hospital Wellness Plans
How old is your pet? Because pets age so rapidly (see chart), major health changes can occur in as little as three months. The risk of cancer, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, heart disease and other serious conditions all increase with age. And, because today’s pets are living longer than ever, chances are, many can experience a [...]
Water Safety For Your Pets
SOME THINGS TO REMEMBER Not all dogs can swim, even those that are thought to easily adapt to the water. Some breeds, such as English Bulldogs, Pugs, Bassett Hounds and others are not swimmers and may not be able to stay afloat and sink to the bottom of the pool or other body of water. [...]
February is Dental Health Month
Checking inside your cat or dog’s mouth is always a part of Dr. Sura’s nose to tail exam whenever they come to see her at Family Pet Hospital. For our more cooperative patients, she can get a pretty good idea about the condition of their teeth and gums. But as you know, not every animal [...]
Happy New Year!!
Because pets age so rapidly, major health changes can occur in as little as three months. The risk of cancer, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, heart disease and other serious conditions all increase with age. And, because today’s pets are living longer than ever, chances are, many can experience a potentially serious illness during their lifetime. Twice-a-year wellness exams, coupled with annual blood work can help your veterinarian diagnose, treat, or even prevent problems before they become life-threatening.
Preparing for a New Pet
Are you thinking about adding a cat or dog to your household? Perhaps you have a family member or friend that has this wonderful, well-behaved pet; and you’d like to have one too! But, before you rush out, take some time to consider the time, effort, and money that may have been spent to develop [...]
Caution!! Holiday Hazards Ahead
November has arrived!! That means that the holidays are just around the corner. It’s a busy time of year with holiday baking, shopping, and gatherings with family and friends. Maintaining our normal schedule is almost impossible. We get so busy that we may not be as attentive as usual to our furry family members. But [...]
October Is National Pet Wellness Month
OCTOBER 13TH IS NATIONAL PET OBESITY AWARENESS DAY TWICE A YEAR FOR LIFE is the motto for National Pet Wellness Month. National Pet Wellness is the educational initiative designed to raise awareness about the pet aging process, disease prevention and the importance for twice-a-year Wellness Exams for all dogs and cats. Our pets age much [...]