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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Signs & Symptoms of a Sick Cat

Signs & Symptoms of a Sick Cat

Cats instinctively hide symptoms of illness and discomfort, making signs of a sick cat difficult for pet parents to spot. But knowing what to look for can help you tell when your cat is unwell before things become more severe. Read on for tips on how to spot the signs of a sick cat.

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Should I take my cat to the vet for limping?

Should I take my cat to the vet for limping?

Cats are curious and active creatures, and accidents are bound to happen. Whether your cat is a homebody or an outdoor adventurer there are countless reasons why your cat may be limping. Here, we look at why cats limp and what you should do to help.

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How often do you take a cat to the vet?

How often do you take a cat to the vet?

How often do kittens need to go to the vet? Should I take my adult cat to the vet every year? Does my senior cat need to see a vet more frequently? Read on to discover the answers to these questions and more.

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What to Expect When You Attend a Wellness Exam for Your Pet

What to Expect When You Attend a Wellness Exam for Your Pet

Is your dog or cat due for a wellness exam? Here, you will find information on what happens during a pet wellness exam, how long they generally take and how often you should book one for your four-legged friend.

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Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy For Dogs

Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy For Dogs

Cold laser therapy for dogs is a drug-free way to help reduce inflammation and swelling, relieve pain, and speed healing. Below, you will find information about the benefits of cold laser therapy for dogs and what it can be used for.

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Guide to Getting Your Dog Fixed - Why, When & What to Expect After Surgery

Guide to Getting Your Dog Fixed - Why, When & What to Expect After Surgery

Deciding to get your dog fixed can be an emotional process, but our Tucson veterinarians believe it's the right thing to do for your pup's health and general well-being. Here's why.

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Why on earth does my dog stop walking and refuse to move?

Why on earth does my dog stop walking and refuse to move?

Dogs are supposed to love going for walks, so why does your dog stop and refuse to move? Our Tucson vets look at some possible reasons why your dog doesn't want to walk and what you can do.

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Pet Parent's Guide to Hookworm in Dogs

Pet Parent's Guide to Hookworm in Dogs

Hookworm is a parasitic condition that causes gastrointestinal upset in otherwise healthy adult dogs but which can be fatal for puppies or dogs in poor health. Our Tucson vets discuss hookworm in dogs—signs, treatment, and prevention.

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Questions to Ask a Vet During Your Pet's Routine Exam

Questions to Ask a Vet During Your Pet's Routine Exam

Our team at Cortaro Farms Pet Hospital wants you to get the most out of your pet's routine exam, so we recommend you come prepared with questions to ask your vet during your pet's checkup. Here are a few suggestions.

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Why Routine Checkups Are Essential for Your Pet

Why Routine Checkups Are Essential for Your Pet

Caring for your own health likely includes annual visits to your doctor for checkups. These exams allow your doctor to monitor your health and check for concerning symptoms. Our Tucson vets discuss why routine checkups are also crucial for the long-term health of our pets.

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