Our Family Is Here to Care for Your Family!
One of the great things about being a family of hospitals with locations in Phoenix, Mesa and Chandler, is that we can offer more services at multiple convenient locations. We’ll be… Read more
How to Get Good Grades in Pet Care
How to help your pet adjust to back-to-school schedules Wait! Didn’t summer just start? Back-to-school time is already here, and with so much preparation for the upcoming school year, it’s… Read more
Easter Safety Tips
With Easter right around the corner, it’s time to get ready for fresh flowers and pastel-colored everything! It’s also time remember the potential risks that Easter brings to our pets… Read more
It’s Heartworm Awareness Month
April is Heartworm Awareness Month, and it’s time to highlight the importance of preventing this deadly disease! Heartworms are spread through the bites of infected mosquitos, which leave larvae (baby… Read more
If you’ve noticed your dog scratching or biting at their skin or fur, they may have atopic dermatitis, which is an itchy inflammation of the skin caused by allergies. Atopic… Read more
Dental Case Study: Meet “Bear”.
Bear, an adorable 5-year-old Shih Tzu, was presented to Family VetCare for unexplained weight loss. After an oral examination, Dr. Wodiske identified some interesting--and likely painful--findings. Bear had significant tartar (mineralized… Read more
Let’s Leave Heartworm Behind!
Heartworm disease is very serious for pets, as it can result in heart failure, lung disease and even death. Heartworms are spread through mosquito bites, which results in worms producing… Read more
Pets Need Dental Care, Too!
Dental care is as important for pets as it is for humans! Without proper dental hygiene routines, pets develop periodontal disease, which is the most common disorder affecting our pets… Read more
Fitter, Happier Pets!
If your pet has been looking a little too happily fed lately, a good New Year’s resolution might be to help them get in better shape! Overweight pets have a… Read more
What is Valley Fever?
Valley Fever is caused by coccidioides immitis, a soil-dwelling fungus. An infection can occur when these tiny seeds or spores become windborne and eventually get inhaled into the lungs. How… Read more