Pet Health

Is Toilet Water Safe for Pets to Drink?

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In my veterinary practice, I’m always striving to find ways to keep my canine and feline patiets as safe as possible when it comes to exposure to toxins in the home or environment. What owners may not recognize is that there are so many places where a pet can come in contact with a chemical or […]

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What is a Titer Test, and is it Right for Your Pet?

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I’m not anti-vaccination when it comes to the health of my canine and feline patients and personal pet. I’m pro-judicious vaccination where the patient’s health status, age, lifestyle, and current level of immunity from vaccinations is combined with adherence to state-mandated legal requirements. Yet, I feel many pets living in the U.S. are overvaccinated and […]

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Can You Over-Vaccinate Your Pet?

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What vaccinations does your pet need to remain free from fatal or non-fatal disease? Is your pet legally required to receive vaccinations? The approach to vaccinating our canine and feline companions should be strategically tailored to the individual pet but also follow legally required guidelines. In my holistic veterinary practice, I strive to keep my […]

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Join Dr. Patrick Mahaney at the Pet Fooled Documentary Screening and Pet Nutrition Influencer Panel

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Are you aware of the quality of ingredients in the foods and treats that enter the mouths of your canine or feline companion? I’m a big advocate of reading labels of the foods and drinks that I consume in order to prevent toxic or less-than-health-yielding substances from entering my body and advocate the same approach […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney’s Guide to Holistic Pet Care- Part 1

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Do you take a holistic approach to your pet’s health? By holism, I mean always considering your pet’s whole-body health instead of simply focusing on a single body part or system. Too often, owners don’t recognize that implications disease in one part has for the rest of the body. For example, periodontal disease permits oral […]

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