Vaccinations

Parasite Center

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

Dog License

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

How to Check for Fleas on Dogs and Cats

It is common for dogs and cats to get fleas at some time in their lives, even if they spend most of their time indoors. Somehow, fleas find an entry point into your home. This can be a big issue for you and your pet and catching fleas early before they multiply is critical: stop [...]

How to Check for Fleas on Dogs and CatsChristopher Beauchamp

Are Cats at Risk for Fleas and Ticks?

Test your knowledge of flea and tick risk for cats. Find out what’s real and what’s not! Fleas and ticks ignore indoor cats. FALSE – While outdoor cats are most susceptible, indoor cats can also get fleas and ticks. The garage, porch, and entryway are places that can harbor ticks, and indoor cats may investigate [...]

Are Cats at Risk for Fleas and Ticks?Christopher Beauchamp

Early Detection Panels are a Must

Intestinal parasites, heart worm, infections and dehydration are very big deals. By nature, animals are designed to disguise their pain and potential illnesses. Keeping this in mind it is essential to regularly examine and gather baseline blood values to allow us to monitor your pet. Early Detection Panel is a physical exam of the inside [...]

Early Detection Panels are a MustChristopher Beauchamp

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 places [...]

Leptospirosis Outbreak: Vaccinate Your DogsChristopher Beauchamp