Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Fleas and Flea-Borne Disease on Pets Teach Us So Much Radio

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You may not realize it, but fleas are a year-round problem in many parts of the country. Not only are fleas capable of causing annoying irritation to your pet’s skin and chewing, licking, and scratching as a means of self soothing, but the pesky ectoparasites can also carry serious disease. Although days are colder, your […]

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Hooch the Mastiff Awarded Top Prize at the 2016 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney, Preston Cassanova, and Laura Nativo It was an honor to again be able to attend the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards (HDAs, as I prefer to call them).  My client, friend, and Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA)Laura Nativo was one of the event’s judges and invited me as her plus one, […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Tick Borne Disease Awareness and Prevention

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Many pet owners think of ticks as pests affecting pets just during summertime months. Yet, the threat of tick bites and the passage of infectious organisms spread as ticks take blood meals from our pets (or us) is a potential threat besides just during the warmest times of the year. The concern for life-threatening bacterial, […]

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Memorial for Rocky the Cancer Survivor

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I was saddened to learn that a lovely senior canine patient who, like Cardiff, overcame lymphoma and led a high quality of life until his final weeks. I got to know Rocky as my patient through Veterinary Cancer Group and strove to holistically complement his chemotherapy with acupuncture, supplements, herbs, whole food diet. Here’s Rocky’s […]

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Does Your Cat Have an Overactive Thyroid?

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This article originally appeared in Amazing Wellness Magazine as Does Your Cat Have an Overactive Thyroid?  How to recognize the signs, and natural ways to manage symptoms It is estimated that 35 million or so U.S. households are home to one or more cats. If yours is one of them, chances are your feline friend […]

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