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Pet Cancer Awareness, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Do you currently or have you had a pet having been diagnosed with cancer? It’s a life-altering diagnosis for both animals and their human caretakers with numerous implications pertaining to expected life scan, provision of care, financial concerns associated with treamtent, and quality of life. I am very passionate about the topic, as my dog […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Recognizing and Preventing Pet Dehydration

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  Although it’s fall and much of the country is experiencing cooler weather there are still plenty of warm days affecting many regions like Southern California where Cardiff and I reside. Dehydration isn’t something most owners really think about until their pet isn’t eating or drinking or is having vomiting or diarrhea. Only a small […]

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Holistic Vets: Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Chinese Medicine Food Energy for Pets

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Have you ever considered the energetic effects that foods have on your pets’ bodies? Food energy can even be used in a therapeutic manner for pets having certain health conditions. According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) food inehrently has energy categorized as Yang (warming), Yin (cooling), or neutral. Additionally, food format (dry, moist, chilled, heated, […]

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Sun Protection Basics for Your Pet

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Living in Southern California has many benefits, including year-round access to comfortable weather and seemingly endless sunshine. Although the health and lifestyle of both people and pets generally benefits from consistently temperate weather, there are some disadvantages to existing in an environment that’s so constantly sunny. Exposure to sun can lead to a variety of […]

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Dr. Mahaney’s Perspective on Natural Disaster Preparedness

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As a southern California dweller, wildfires, mudslides, and earthquakes are some of the natural disasters my dog Cardiff, my patients, and I face on a year-round basis. Nature versus man events can randomly occur, or are more likely to happen, on a seasonal basis. Fortunately, the seasonal nature of certain disasters gives pet owners the […]

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