News

Honest Kitchen Blog: Rabies Awareness and Prevention

Thumbnail image for Honest Kitchen Blog: Rabies Awareness and Prevention

Pet owners are likely aware of Rabies as a result of state-mandated vaccinations that help prevent our canine and feline companions from becoming infected. But, what kind of infectious organism is Rabies, how are pets exposed to it, and why is the Rabies vaccination legally required? Additionally, what happens if your pet has previously had […]

Read the full article →

Leading Veterinarian Dr. Patrick Mahaney Discusses How to Combat Pet Obesity

Thumbnail image for Leading Veterinarian Dr. Patrick Mahaney Discusses How to Combat Pet Obesity

Are you able to tell if your pet is overweight or obese? Unfortunately, pet obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S., as in 2014 the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) determined that 53% of dogs and 58% of cats are overweight or obese. That’s an astounding 100,000,000 cats and dogs, which I feel […]

Read the full article →

Honest Kitchen Blog: How to Keep Your Pet Safe in Hot Climates

Thumbnail image for Honest Kitchen Blog: How to Keep Your Pet Safe in Hot Climates

Although we’re heading from summer into fall, many parts of the country are still affected by high temperatures. Southern California is one of those places, as the autumn months can yield some of the warmest weather all year. It’s crucial that pet owners plan ahead to keep their canine and feline companions safe from heat-related […]

Read the full article →

How to Know If You Should Take Your Pet to the Vet Right Now

Thumbnail image for How to Know If You Should Take Your Pet to the Vet Right Now

Knowing when your canine or feline companion is having a health issue severe enough to merit an immediate evaluation by a veterinarian is a crucial part of pet ownership. Some health issues may permit you to observe your pet for a few hours to see if the condition worsens while others should be immediately evaluated […]

Read the full article →

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

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

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 […]

Read the full article →