Our veterinary team shares helpful tips, advice and information with our Tucson area clients to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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When do kittens open their eyes?

When do kittens open their eyes?

If you have a newborn kitten you likely have lots of questions about caring for your tiny bundle of fur. In this post our Tucson vets provide helpful information about when newborn kittens open their eyes and other tips about their early development.

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Anemia in Cats: Types & Treatment

Anemia in Cats: Types & Treatment

Anemia affects the blood and hemoglobin in every animal's body including humans and cats. Our Tucson vets discuss what exactly anemia in cats is, what the different types are and how it can be treated.

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What should I do if my dog has a fever?

What should I do if my dog has a fever?

Knowing whether or not your dog has a fever can be challenging. Below, our Tucson vets explain how to detect a fever in dogs, what could be causing your pup's fever, signs of fever in dogs and what to do to help bring your pup's fever down.

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Your Dog's Risk of Catching Rabies After Vaccination

Your Dog's Risk of Catching Rabies After Vaccination

Although the chances of a vaccinated dog contracting rabies are very low, a rabies vaccination does not guarantee 100% protection. In today's post, our vets at Cortaro Farms Pet Hospital discuss rabies and what to do if you suspect your dog might have been exposed. 

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Do dogs need dental cleaning?

Do dogs need dental cleaning?

Dental health issues are as painful for dogs as they are for us. Decayed teeth and gum disease can lead to chronic pain and other health problems for your canine pal. Our Tucson vets explain how you can help your dog avoid painful oral health problems.

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Cat Dental Care Tips & Advice

Cat Dental Care Tips & Advice

Our feline friends often suffer from painful dental health issues due to injury or poor oral hygiene. How can you help to keep your cat's teeth and gums healthy? Below, are some helpful cat dental hygiene tips from our Tucson vets.

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Cat Hernia Surgery

Cat Hernia Surgery

Has your cat been diagnosed with a hernia? Our Tucson vets explain the various types of hernias seen in cats and offer insights into what you can expect if your cat is scheduled for hernia surgery.

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Your Guide to Cataract Surgery for Dogs

Your Guide to Cataract Surgery for Dogs

Cataracts are a fairly common eye condition in dogs, leading to blurred vision and eventual blindness if left untreated, but surgery can often help to restore a pet's sight. Here, our Tucson vets share more about cataract surgery for dogs.

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Advice on Caring For Your Pet After Surgery

Advice on Caring For Your Pet After Surgery

Is your cat or dog scheduled for surgery? If so it’s important to know how best to care for them as they recover in order to promote a speedy return to their normal activities. Here are some tips from our Tucson vets on how to care for your pet after surgery. 

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Hip Dysplasia Surgery for Dogs

Hip Dysplasia Surgery for Dogs

If your dog is exhibiting signs of hip dysplasia such as pain when exercising, it’s important to get your pooch examined right away. Today, our Tucson vets share the symptoms of hip dysplasia in dogs, and surgical options available to treat this painful dondition.

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