pets

Flying With a Dog: Should You Take Your Dog on a Plane via Rover.com

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Do you travel on an airplane with your dog? Although man owners do so, airline travel is not appropriate for all dogs due to their health, behavior, or other factors. I always advocate that dog owners plan well in advance when taking their canine companions on an airplane and not need to make spur-of-the-moment decisions […]

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CatConLA 2019 Attracts Feline Fans For Furry Fun

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It’s time again for CatConLA.  2019 marks the third conference I’ve attended, going back to the inaugural event in 2015, and it’s always an experience for in-person learning of the latest and greatest products and experiences of the feline kind. What is CatConLA? “The world’s original and biggest cat-centric pop culture event, CatCon™, celebrates its […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Weighs in on 17 Popular Medium Sized Dogs via Woman’s Day

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When pursuing ownership of a canine companion, are you a fan of small, medium, large, or giant sizes? Personally, I like a dog that is small enough to be scooped up and cuddled removed from a potentially injurious circumstance, or be put into an airline-appropriate carrier for travel. Such a dog would likely be more […]

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5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help Dogs

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Are you aware that dogs (and cats) can benefit from acupuncture treatment?  The practice is a traditional Chinese veterinary medicine (TCVM) discipline that is just one of the tools we veterinarians can use to help improve our patients’ health.   I primarily use acupuncture to help reduce the pain pets experience as a result of […]

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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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