Bones, Muscles and Joints

29 05, 2019

Bones, Muscles and Joints

Christopher Beauchamp

Musculoskeletal diseases (conditions that involve bones, muscles and joints) can affect pets of all ages. They can have aches and pains like we do. But sometimes these diseases are hard to spot.

Bones, Muscles and JointsChristopher Beauchamp
24 04, 2019

It’s Spring and April is Heartworm Awareness Month!

Christopher Beauchamp

Time to check for heartworm disease! Schedule your pet’s yearly checkup today! It’s April and spring is here! Worms in your garden…and worms in your pet? Eeew! Hold on, let’s explain… The worms you find in your garden mulch are not the same worms that cause heartworm disease in pets. Mosquitoes carry heartworms, and all [...]

It’s Spring and April is Heartworm Awareness Month!Christopher Beauchamp
9 08, 2018

How to Recognize & Prevent Heatstroke In Pets

Christopher Beauchamp

Heatstroke is a life-threatening condition that results when pets cannot adequately rid themselves of excess body heat. Pets rely on panting to cool down. Although panting is a very efficient way to control body heat, it is severely limited in areas with high humidity or low ventilation. The intake of cool, fresh water improves the [...]

How to Recognize & Prevent Heatstroke In PetsChristopher Beauchamp
16 04, 2018

Parasite Center

Christopher Beauchamp

Parasitic diseases are some of the scariest and least understood diseases that Animal Health Services clients encounter. Because many external parasites are microscopic and internal parasites live in our pets’ bodies, many pet owners think they don’t have to worry about them because they can’t see them. This line of thinking couldn’t be further from [...]

Parasite CenterChristopher Beauchamp
16 04, 2018

Surgery Guidelines

Christopher Beauchamp

Pre-Anesthetic Blood Work We require blood work prior to every anesthetic procedure. Blood work will ensure that your pet’s liver and kidney function, clotting factors and immune system are normal. The liver and kidneys are responsible for metabolizing the anesthesia, and if they are not working properly, your pet could have complications with the [...]

Surgery GuidelinesChristopher Beauchamp
16 04, 2018

Snake Bites

Christopher Beauchamp

Call Now 480-488-6181 If your pet has been bitten by a snake, call Animal Health Services immediately at 480-488-6181. Arizona is home to 18 of the 30 types of rattlesnakes. It is important to understand how to help your pet if they are ever bitten by a snake. Though it is a rare emergency, it can [...]

Snake BitesChristopher Beauchamp
16 04, 2018

Dog License

Christopher Beauchamp

Arizona law requires all dogs to be vaccinated against rabies and licensed. All dogs in Arizona need to be vaccinated against rabies and licensed. Many pet owners do not know this! Arizona law mandates that all dogs over three months of age need to be vaccinated against rabies and licensed by the county in which [...]

Dog LicenseChristopher Beauchamp
16 04, 2018

Progesterone Testing

Christopher Beauchamp

Animal Health Services is equipped with fast hormone analysis! Animal Health Services offers same-day progesterone results! How? We have a VIDAS® diagnostic instrument that provides results on dogs’ progesterone levels within a matter of hours, allowing us to determine quickly when a dog has reached the best time for insemination. The simple and precise testing [...]

Progesterone TestingChristopher Beauchamp
16 04, 2018

Infertility Consultations

Christopher Beauchamp

Healthy, well-bred puppies are the result of research, planning, love and hard work. But infertility issues can affect even breeders who do everything “right.” At Animal Health Services, we will work with you to diagnose infertility problems in both stud dogs and brood bitches, and we will do everything we can to help your dogs [...]

Infertility ConsultationsChristopher Beauchamp
16 04, 2018

Pre-Breeding Exams

Christopher Beauchamp

Frequently asked questions about pre-breeding examinations at Animal Health Services: What should my dog be checked for prior to breeding? Conscientious breeders obtain all appropriate health clearances on their dogs before breeding.  The most common of these tests are hip and elbow clearances, but there are a variety of other tests that may be recommended [...]

Pre-Breeding ExamsChristopher Beauchamp