Pet Health

Dr. Patrick Mahaney Covers 11 Quiet Dog Breeds For People Who Don’t Want to Receive Noise Complaints via Woman’s Day

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  Offhand, I cannot think of any of my clients who specifically want a dog that is loud and causes a ruckus in their home environment or while out and about in the world.  Yet, some barking and other canine-centric noises can be beneficial to a household to potentially keep away intruders.   As a […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Weighs in on The 10 Best Guard Dogs to Keep Your Home Safe via Woman’s Day

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Some dog breeds are conventionally known as guard dogs due to their size, general appearance, or temperament.  Yet, any dog of mixed or pure breeding could serve as a good guard dog for its household.   Not all dogs are meant to be protectors.  Therefore, if you are a potential dog owner seeking a canine […]

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CatConLA 2019 Attracts Feline Fans For Furry Fun

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It’s time again for CatConLA.  2019 marks the third conference I’ve attended, going back to the inaugural event in 2015, and it’s always an experience for in-person learning of the latest and greatest products and experiences of the feline kind. What is CatConLA? “The world’s original and biggest cat-centric pop culture event, CatCon™, celebrates its […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Weighs in on 17 Popular Medium Sized Dogs via Woman’s Day

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When pursuing ownership of a canine companion, are you a fan of small, medium, large, or giant sizes? Personally, I like a dog that is small enough to be scooped up and cuddled removed from a potentially injurious circumstance, or be put into an airline-appropriate carrier for travel. Such a dog would likely be more […]

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5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help Dogs

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Are you aware that dogs (and cats) can benefit from acupuncture treatment?  The practice is a traditional Chinese veterinary medicine (TCVM) discipline that is just one of the tools we veterinarians can use to help improve our patients’ health.   I primarily use acupuncture to help reduce the pain pets experience as a result of […]

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