What All Dog Owners Should Know About Heartworms

Parasite prevention is an essential component of every pet’s wellness and preventative care. While it’s important to keep your pet on a flea and tick preventative, it’s also vital to safeguard them from heartworms.

Why We Recommend Lab Work for Medicated Pets

When you bring your pet to the vet (or have us visit your farm or stable), you might wonder why we recommend running routine laboratory work on your medicated animals that appear to be healthy and responding normally to their medications.

Benefits of Spaying and Neutering Your Pets

Although you should carefully consider your options for your pet’s veterinary care, spaying and neutering surgeries have a variety of benefits that, in the opinion of most veterinarians, far outweigh any risks associated with the procedures.

Why Does My Senior Pet Need Two Exams Each Year?

Some people assume that, for cats and dogs, growing old means getting sick, but that doesn’t have to be the case. With the right wellness and preventative care, our veterinarians can help senior pets avoid age-related diseases and mobility issues that arise as a result of regular wear and tear.

Why We Require a Lepto Vaccine at Our Pet Resort

Although not all canine boarding facilities require a leptospirosis vaccine for dogs, the Pet Resort at Adobe Veterinary Center does. With the wet weather, muddier soil, and increased opportunities for pets to contract leptospirosis

Summer Safety for Pets and Livestock in Tucson

Summer everywhere can be dangerous for pets and livestock, but it’s an especially dangerous time for animals here. Tucson’s extreme summer temperatures and arid climate put animals at an elevated risk of dehydration and heatstroke.

Why Does My Healthy Pet Need Lab Work?

When you schedule an appointment for a sick pet, you likely expect our veterinarians to recommend diagnostic testing like blood tests, urinalyses, or other types of lab work.

Help! There’s a Colorado River Toad in My Dog’s Mouth

Countless poisonous, venomous, and dangerous critters roam the Sonoran desert. You’re likely instinctively wary of snakes, scorpions, and parasite-ridden mosquitos, but a toad might not cause you to bristle in fear. The Colorado River toad, however, is just as dangerous.