• How to Manage Overweight Pets
    Nobody likes to be called overweight....but the truth is, we have been seeing too many overweight patients coming into Laveen Veterinary Center. Dr. Ware wanted to address this specific topic Read more
  • Spring Cleaning With Pets
    Spring is here in the Valley of the Sun, and along with enjoying the warmer weather outdoors, you should be tidying and organizing your home for spring cleaning! Though there Read more
  • Beat the Heat Month
    Did you know that February is National Beat the Heat Month for pets? Though it’s still technically winter in the Valley of the Sun, the weather has slowly started to Read more
  • Cost-Effective Ways To Spoil Your Dog On Valentine’s Day
    Valentine’s Day isn’t just for the 2-legged! Your dog (and other pets!) deserve just as much love and affection on February 14th as your other lovers. In 2015, it was Read more
  • New Year’s Resolutions For Your Pet: Getting More Exercise
    The new year is here which means you’ve probably set some goals and resolutions for yourself regarding your health, finances, and self development. But, what about your pets? Pets, like Read more
  • 10 Best Holiday Gifts For Your Cat
    With the holidays just around the corner, you’re probably scrambling to find the best gifts for everyone on your list. But what about your beloved cat? Sometimes they get tired Read more
  • Laveen Veterinary Center Receives AAHA Accreditation
    Laveen Veterinary Center just received its AAHA Accreditation. Veterinary hospitals are evaluated on approximately 900 standards of veterinary excellence in order to become accredited. AAHA-accredited hospitals are recognized among the Read more
  • How to Brush a Dog's Teeth?
    We just wrapped up Dental Month and now that we are all clean, it's time for management. Dental hygiene is very important in preventing dental disease in the future. Watch Read more
  • Can Cats Eat Fruits and Vegetables?
    Can Cats Eat Fruits and Vegetables?Think twice before feeding your cat a healthy snack. While it's a great idea to give them these nutrients, not all fruits and veggies are Read more
  • How to Check Your Dog for Ticks
    How to Check Your Dog for Ticks Ticks are small insect parasites that feed on the blood meals of dogs and other mammals.  The most common tick species found in Phoenix, Read more
  • Cat Diabetes: What to Look For?
    Cat Diabetes: What to Look For? Diabetes mellitus — also known as "sugar" diabetes — is a complex but common disease in which a cat's body either doesn't produce or doesn't Read more
  • How Often Should my Dog's Teeth Be Cleaned?
    How Often Should my Dog's Teeth Be Cleaned? Did you know that having good oral hygiene is an important part of your pet’s overall health too? In fact, pets are just Read more
  • 7 Common Bug Bites on Dogs and Cats
    7 Common Bug Bites on Dogs and Cats Bugs happen. There is no way of getting around that. Prevention is the key. We live in a place where critters will get Read more
  • 8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Adopting a Dog
    8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Adopting a Dog We know, we have all been there where our instincts just say yes but our reality is screaming no. Adopting a dog Read more
  • Tick Fever in Arizona
    Tick Fever, is a worldwide canine blood parasite that in the US is found mostly in Arizona. The disease is transmitted by ticks but should not be confused with the Read more
  • Dogs and Monsoon Season
    Dogs and Monsoon Season It’s everyone’s least favorite time of year here in the Valley - monsoon and haboob season. Summer in Arizona brings extreme heat, humidity, and very loud thunderstorms Read more