animal health

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Fleas and Ticks

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Fleas and Ticks   PM.com for PetCoach.com 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Fleas and Ticks.   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.  […]

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Memorial for Bird the Affenpinscher

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A very unique patient of mine named Bird recently passed away.  Bird was an older Affenpinscher who I got to know during the later years of her life.  Bird was a special find for her owner through Petfinder.com, as the Affenpinscher is not a breed that commonly ends up in pet rescues. Although I only […]

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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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Can I Get a Vet Who Makes House Calls? Yes, Please.

Remember back in the day when doctors made house calls to attend to their sick patients in the comfort of their own homes?  Well, house call medical practice never went away, but most people are so familiar with idea of going to the doctor or veterinary hospital to address their or their pet’s health concerns […]

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