Pet Health

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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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Fleas and Ticks

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  I’m grateful to live in Southern California where our generally arid climate doesn’t support the lifecycle of fleas, ticks, and other arthropods as well as parts of the country that are more humid and commensurately warm.  As a result, fleas and ticks don’t thrive as well and infestations can be isolated to regional pockets […]

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Jane Lynch and Rich Eisen Reveal They Share the Same Veterinarian (Dr. Patrick Mahaney) on The Rich Eisen Show

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I recently had the unique experience of having two of my clients discuss my role as their veterinarian on a major media outlet. Rich Eisen has been a client of mine for many years and I have greatly enjoyed working with his family to care for his dogs over the years. For full disclosure, I’m […]

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