How To Care For a Senior Dog

How To Care For a Senior Dog

Just like us, our pets need a little extra love and attention as they get older. If your dog is enjoying their golden years, follow these tips from our Tucson vets to help your senior dog stay healthy and happy as they continue to age. 

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When To Get Your Kitten Fixed

When To Get Your Kitten Fixed

Getting your kitten fixed before they reach reproductive age can help to curb undesirable behaviors, protect your cat against a number of serious conditions, and prevent the birth of unwanted kittens. Below, our Tucson vets discuss the best age to have your kitten fixed and the benefits of having your cat spayed or neutered.

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Dog Allergic Dermatitis

Dog Allergic Dermatitis

At Cortaro Farms Pet Hospital we often see dogs with "hot spots" or allergic dermatitis (also called atopic dermatitis) resulting from exposure to an allergen. Today we look at how to recognize the different types of allergic dermatitis in dogs and how they are treated.

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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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Common Dog Dental Problems & Associated Symptoms

Common Dog Dental Problems & Associated Symptoms

Good dental health plays a key role in the overall health of your dog. But even when we do our best to keep our dog's mouth healthy accidents and dental disease can strike. Our Tucson vets discuss some of the dental conditions we commonly see in dogs.

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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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