The Pet Show with Dr. Katy

Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Eating Disorders in Pets on The Pet Show with Dr. Katy

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You may not know it, but your pet could have an eating disorder.     I had the opportunity to discuss this important health issue on the ABC7 WJLA program The Pet Show with Dr. Katy.  See Eating Disorders in Pets and share it with your fellow pet aficionados.    What kind of eating disorders […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Shares What You Need to Know to Protect your Pet from Typhus on The Pet Show with Dr. Katy

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  Are you aware of the reports of Typhus outbreaks in Los Angeles?  A recent Los Angeles Times article Rats at the Police Station, Filth on L.A. Streets — Scenes from the Collapse of a City That’s Lost Control details this news flash having great importance to both human and animal health.   Dr. Katy […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks the Dangers of Pentobarbital in Pet Food on The Pet Show with Dr. Katy

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Commercially-available pet foods and treats are recalled for a variety of reasons with some reasons having major health implications for our companion animals.  One shocking reason for recall is the discovery of the drug Pentobarbital.     In 2017 a family of five dogs in one household started showing sudden-onset neurologic signs shortly after consuming […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Hypothyroidism and Arbuckle the Dog on The Pet Show with Dr. Katy

If you heard of my canine patient Arbuckle? He’s an Insta-famous social media star having amassed over 90,000 followers on his @AllAboutArbuckle Instagram page as of 12/18.   Why is Arbuckle so famous?  Well, he’s got quite the story of overcoming adversity as he was found abandoned in the Los Angeles area weighing in at […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Rabies Vaccination Exemption for California Dogs on The Pet Show with Dr. Katy

Keeping a pet optimally healthy involves an open stream of communication between pet onwers and their veterinarians.   An important component of pet health involves building the immunity to certiain diseases through the administration of vaccinations.  Rabies is a disease that is zoonotic, which means it is capable of passing among species (i.e. animals to […]

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