Rattlesnake Safety is a Huge Concern in Arizona

At Stetson Hills Animal Hospital, your pet’s safety is a huge concern for us. In our area, rattlesnakes are a major concern and there are a number of ways you can ensure your pet’s safety from them. One way is the rattlesnake vaccine, which can help minimize your pet’s reaction to the venom of a rattlesnake bite. We offer this vaccine and boosters at our animal hospital. Proper Ways to Handle an Encounter with a Rattlesnake Another way to ensure your pet’s safety is to know what you need to do in the event that you encounter a rattlesnake. Many
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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Dental health is a very important part of your pet’s overall health, and dental problems can cause, or be caused by, other health problems. Your pet’s teeth and gums should be checked at least once a year by your veterinarian to check for early signs of a problem and to keep your pet’s mouth healthy. What is veterinary dentistry, and who should perform it? Veterinary dentistry includes the cleaning, adjustment, filing, extraction, or repair of your pets’ teeth and all other aspects of oral health care. These procedures should be performed by a veterinarian or a board-certified veterinary dentist. Subject
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Top 4 Reasons to See a Vet

Pets are like people in many ways, including their need for regular healthcare. Even if your pet never goes outside or seems healthy, that doesn’t necessarily they ARE healthy. If you’re not already taking your pet to the vet on a regular basis, this blog might make you think differently. Has it been a while since your pet’s seen a vet? If so, schedule an appointment at Stetson Hills Animal Hospital in Glendale, AZ, by calling (623) 889-7090. We offer a number of wellness, preventive, and holistic services for dogs, cats, and pocket pets to keep your companion happy and
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What to Do If You Encounter a Rattlesnake

Arizona is home to a dozen species of rattlesnakes, and the spring and summer months are when we see more cases of pets being bitten by them. Rattlesnakes are common in parks, brush-bordered trails, grassy areas, and areas with rocks (where they can hide), so always use extra caution when bringing your pet near these areas. If you’re planning to take your pet outside with you, whether it’s for a hike, camping trip, or visit to the park, we recommend that they receive the rattlesnake vaccine, which is available here at Anthem Pet Medical Center. How Does the Rattlesnake Vaccine
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