Dogs and Allergies

Creed likes to hike among the desert flowers but many dogs can’t due to allergies. Unlike humans whose allergy symptoms usually involve the respiratory tract, dog allergies more often take the form of skin irritation or inflammation – a condition called allergic dermatitis. If your pet has allergies, her skin will become very itchy. Unlike humans, dogs […]

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Leptospirosis Outbreak: Vaccinate Your Dogs

Maricopa County recently issued a warning that leptospirosis cases are on the rise and suggested that all dogs should be vaccinated against the bacteria. Leptospirosis is a contagious zoonotic disease, meaning it can easily pass from animals to humans and vice versa. It’s transmitted most commonly through urine and contaminated water, so dogs that visit […]

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The Doggy Tooth Fairy

Doggy breath can really stink and so can the results of not treating and preventing oral disease in our pets.  So, what options do we have to keep this insidious odor out of our pets’ mouths?  There are foods specifically made to reduce tartar, specialized chews, and oral rinses and of course brushing their teeth.  […]

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Part 1 – Emergency C-Section Birth on Labrador Retriever

This content is very graphic and may be disturbing to some viewers. This is being posted because so few really know what happens in the veterinary surgical area. Part 1 – Dr. Brian Ashmore, Nurse Nancy and the amazing crew at Animal Health Services of Cave Creek deliver Labrador Retriever pups through emergency c-section. This […]

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