Dr. Patrick Mahaney Weighs in on Canine Cognitive Dysfunction for People.com

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Are you aware that just like people, older dogs can develop various degrees of decline in their brain function that can negatively impact their quality of life?  Doggie dementia is a real thing and well known in the veterinary community as canine cognitive dysfunction (CCD).   Beyond being older, there’s not one specific reason why […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Named 2019 Best Vet by Modern Luxury Angeleno Magazine The Luxe List

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I moved to Los Angeles in 2006 at 32 years of age in search of my forever home where I could have an optimal quality of life in a warm and urban climate while figuring out how to best to make my mark on the world as a practicing veterinarian.   At the time I […]

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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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Memorial for Sydney the Goldendoodle

One of my longest-term patients recently passed away.  I got to know Sydney when I first moved to Los Angeles and was working at TLC Pet Medical Center (now VCA TLC Animal Hospital) in West Hollywood.  As a Goldendoodle with a big personality and presence, Sydney was always a patient I enjoyed seeing on my […]

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What is Parvovirus? Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Canine Parvovirus (CPV) is a potential killer in the world of infectious organisms that can affect our dog companions.  Unfortunately, many owners don’t know that their pooch is infected until clinical signs of mild to severe digestive tract upset (decreased appetite, vomit, diarrhea, etc.) occur.   CPV is diagnosis that we veterinarians hate giving our […]

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