Cat Chat & Dog Talk: Dr. Patrick Mahaney Discusses Cardiff’s Role as Wedding Witness and His Non-Clinical IMHA

In my second episode as co-host of Cat Chat & Dog Talk on the Radio Pet Lady Network Tracie Hotchner and I discuss Cardiff’s role in Phil and my recent nuptials and the nature of Cardiff’s chronic and typically fatal immune system disease (IMHA= Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia). Hear the full show by following this link: Thank […]

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It’s My Birthday And I’ll Howl If I Want To

Cardiff Fetes His Seventh Birthday With a Sprinkles Canine Cupcake

I’m so pleased to have reached my seventh year of life. After having previously suffered three bouts with typically fatal Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA), I’m quite lucky to be here. Fortunately, my last hemolytic episode was in December 2009 and my health has never been better due to the holistic wellness plan my dad […]

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How Traditional Eastern Veterinary Medicine Can Be Used in Pet First Aid

Elephant Painting Beijing China

This article originally appeared on Dr Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on petMD. As they pertain to human and veterinary medical care, emergencies are times of significant distress for all involved parties. Having worked for many years in practices that offer critical care, I am well versed in the situational hardships experienced both by the […]

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The Cardiffian Feature: A Dog Called Cardiff

Photo of Dr Patrick Mahaney and Cardiff Hike in Palm Springs Above the Bob Hope House

This article originally appeared on the Cardiffian as A Dog Called Cardiff. He’s cute, he’s furry, he’s eager to please – and he’s also called Cardiff. This is one Welsh terrier who’s never chased a cat through Bute Park or gone for walkies in the Bay, but that didn’t stop celebrity vet Patrick Mahaney from […]

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The Chicken, the Egg, and the Rabbit: Which Comes First on My Food Energy List?

Photo of the exotic and wild hen of the Hawaiian islands

This article originally appeared on Dr Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on petMD. As Easter approaches, our thoughts turn to baby chicks, egg hunts, and chocolate rabbits, all of which create happy thoughts for people and potential health hazardous for our pets. Baby chicks can spread bacterial organisms (Salmonella, etc.) to both people and pets. Taking your […]

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