Animal Health

Dr. Patrick Mahaney Shares Strategies for Keeping Our Pets Healthy The Pet Show with Dr. Katy

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What strategies do you and your veterinarian take to keep your pets in tip top shape? Vaccinations are typically part of the strategy, but they are certainly not the only preventative health measure that should be taken. For my patients that have been previously vaccinated and those having health issues I recommend taking a very […]

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Processed Food vs. Whole Food: What’s Better for Your Pet?

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  This article originally appeared in Rage Magazine as Processed Food vs. Whole Food: What’s Better for Your Pet? Related article: Top Five Holistic Pet Healthcare Tips Dr. Patrick Mahaney Thank you for reading this article. Your questions and comments are completely welcome. Please feel free to communicate with me through Twitter (@PatrickMahaney) and follow my […]

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Sun Protection Basics for Your Pet

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Living in Southern California has many benefits, including year-round access to comfortable weather and seemingly endless sunshine. Although the health and lifestyle of both people and pets generally benefits from consistently temperate weather, there are some disadvantages to existing in an environment that’s so constantly sunny. Exposure to sun can lead to a variety of […]

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Snake Bite Pet Safety: Health Smart

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I’m passionate about spreading the news of pet health and safety issues, especially those that lurk in places I frequently visit like Los Angeles’ numerous hiking trails. Rattlesnakes create life-threatening danger that poses threat to both pets and humans. Dogs being bitten by rattlesnakes are an unfortunate and common occurrence in Southern California and other […]

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How Air Fresheners Can Affect Your Pet’s Health

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By David F. Kramer I’ve not authored this article, but I contributed my veterinary perspective to David F. Kramer’s work. This article originally appeared on PetMD as How Air Fresheners Can Affect Your Pet’s Health. As parents and caregivers, one of the earliest lessons we learn is the concept of “baby-proofing”—keeping toxic substances and dangerous […]

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