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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Taking Care of Your Pet’s Ears for Animal Wellness Magazine

Does your pet suffer from ear problems?  Can any proactive measures be taken to prevent painful ear inflammation and infection?  The goods news is that owners can help reduce the potential their canine or feline companion will be affected by common ailments affecting the ears.   Recently, I weighed in on the topic for Animal […]

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Can Grass Kill Your Dog?

Grass seems like such a harmless, integral part of nature that appears to dogs, cats, and humans alike. Yet, there can be negative health associated with contact with or consumption of grass. Learn more about grass and your pet’s health via my contributions to this article for PetMD: Can Grass Kill Your Dog? When it […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney’s Pet Holiday Gift Guide 2015

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Should you get your pet any gifts this holiday season? Personally, I am more of a fan of taking the money one would spend on gifts that a pet may not truly need and instead investing it in veterinary care or training. Learn about my top suggestions for pet winter holiday gift giving via this […]

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Weight Management for the Overweight and Obese Pet

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  You may not be aware, but pet obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S.  In 2014, the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP)conducted it’s annual National Pet Obesity Awareness Day Survey by partnering with veterinarians and establishing that 52.7 percent of dogs and 57.9 percent of cats are overweight or obese. That’s nearly nearly […]

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Tips to Protect Your Dog As the Seasons Change

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Make Pet Safety a Priority This Fall Fall is my favorite season, as I always look forward to cooler temperatures, changing leaf colors, and the sense that Southern California might actually get some rain sometime soon. Having grown up in New Jersey, my perspective of fall is very East Coast traditional.  Now that I am […]

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