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  • Pet ID Week/ National Adopt a Pet Day
    Pet ID Week/ National Adopt a Pet Day In honor of Pet ID Week (April 17-23) and National Adopt a Pet Day (April 30), we would like to discuss the importance Read more
  • April Pet of the Month: Oreo
    April Pet of the Month....introducing Oreo. Oreo is a 1 year-old black and white Norfolk Terrier Mix. She is blind but we are pretty sure she can see shadows. Oreo's parents Read more
  • Animal Cruelty Prevention Month
    Sometimes we can forget that animals have feelings too, and that is why April is dedicated to prevention of animal cruelty. All animals deserve to be treated with the same Read more
  • Keeping Your Dog Safe: Dogs & Easter
    Happy spring! With Easter right around the corner, we’re taking some time to remind you of the potential dangers that your dog may face this coming weekend. Most dog owners are Read more
  • Pet Poison Prevention Week 2016 - Updates on Poisons
    Pet poisons are everywhere, but do you know where to find them? Dr. Ware from Laveen Veterinary Center explains the most common poisons found around the home and some recreational Read more
  • 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