animal health

Dr. Patrick Mahaney’s Top Products of SuperZoo 2019

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Well, another SuperZoo has come and gone. For those of you who are unfamiliar, SuperZoo was founded in 1950 by the World Pet Association (WPA) and is the world’s largest pet trade show which occurs annually in Las Vegas.   I’ve previously attended SuperZoo, but my prior role had me committed to one company for […]

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Memorial for Spencer the Labrador Retriever Mix

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A long-term patient of mine named Spencer recently passed away.  I first got to know Spencer and his family when he moved from New York to Los Angeles in 2013.  I knew him during his healthier times when his mobility was quite good, despite having had knee surgery and osteoarthritis, and was there until the […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Weighs in on The 10 Best Guard Dogs to Keep Your Home Safe via Woman’s Day

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Some dog breeds are conventionally known as guard dogs due to their size, general appearance, or temperament.  Yet, any dog of mixed or pure breeding could serve as a good guard dog for its household.   Not all dogs are meant to be protectors.  Therefore, if you are a potential dog owner seeking a canine […]

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Should You Give CBD to Your Pet?

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The opportunity to spread my message of holistic veterinary medicine through various media outlets is something in which I partake whenever possible.  Therefore, I was enthused to receive the request to appear on Spectrum News SoCal 1’s Inside the Issues with Alex Cohen to discuss the use of CBD in pets.   For full disclosure, […]

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Flying With a Dog: Should You Take Your Dog on a Plane via Rover.com

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Do you travel on an airplane with your dog? Although man owners do so, airline travel is not appropriate for all dogs due to their health, behavior, or other factors. I always advocate that dog owners plan well in advance when taking their canine companions on an airplane and not need to make spur-of-the-moment decisions […]

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