Diabetes is one of the most common endocrine disorders in pets.

Pet Diabetes Month

Pet Diabetes Month November is Pet Diabetes Month—the perfect time to discuss what it means to have a pet with diabetes and learn the early signs. Diabetes is estimated to affect one in 200 cats and one in 300 dogs. Diabetes is one of the most common endocrine disorders in pets. With

Thanksgiving Safety

When you think of what you’re thankful for this Thanksgiving, does your pet cross your mind? We’re certainly thankful for all our wonderful patients, which is why we want to help your pet stay safe during your Thanksgiving feasts. Most of the traditional human Thanksgiving treats are not safe for pets. Keep your pet happy

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National Animal Shelter Week

National Animal Shelter Week is November 6-12! If you’re considering adding a new pet to your family, consider adopting from a local animal shelter. Learn more about the benefits of adopting from a shelter. National Animal Shelter Week – Why Adopt? November 6-12 is National Animal Shelter Week! If

Let’s celebrate National Vet Tech Week!

Let’s Celebrate the True Veterinary Heroes

Let’s face it, our veterinary technicians do not deserve just one day of celebration, they deserve an entire week of “pawsitivity” and “pampurrring”! Here at Scottsdale Cat Clinic, we recognize all the hard work, dedication, and love that our techs give to every animal they care for. While most may think that vet techs just give

caring for your pet in the fall

Pet Care in the Fall

Fall is just around the corner. The mornings will get chillier and the nights cooler making it the perfect time to get your pets out and about. While the fall is great time for your pet, there are still some precautions that you should take. Back to School You

why you should keep your pet updated on immunizations

The Importance of Immunizations

Both cats and dogs are at risk of contracting diseases that affect their quality of life and can be deadly if they are not vaccinated. All these diseases can be transmitted by the mother or other infected animals. Cats are susceptible to diseases like FIV if they get bitten by an infected cat or through

keeping your pet safe during hot weather

Hot Weather Pet Safety 

Our furry friends are not always fans of hot weather. Their fur coats and limited abilities to eliminate heat from their bodies, make it difficult for them to stay cool. As a pet owner, you are responsible for limiting their exposure to hot weather conditions, keeping them hydrated, and providing as much cool comfort as

Disaster Preparedness For Your Pet

Disaster Preparedness For Pet Owners

Pets are important members of your family, so they should be included in your family’s emergency disaster plan. Preparing for the unexpected is not easy, but the below tips will help you get started. Prepare Early & Communicate If you live in an area prone to certain natural disasters, such as tornadoes, earthquakes,

what to do if your pet gets lost

What To Do If Your Pet Gets Lost

Losing your animal is one of the scariest experiences you can have as a pet parent. According to the ASPCA, about 15 percent of pet parents had lost a dog or cat in the previous five years. While we recognize July as National Pet Prevention Month, let’s think about how we can prevent the nerve-wracking

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What You Need to Know About Kenneling Your Pet

Unfortunately, pets can’t always come with you on vacation, and sometimes keeping them at home with a pet sitter isn’t an option. Your best bet is to take them to a kennel or boarding facility and minimize the worry that comes with leaving them behind. The benefit of kenneling your cat or dog is that