Animals

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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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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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 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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