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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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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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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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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