Monthly News

June - August :

Parvovirus Awareness :

What is parvo? Canine Parvovirus is a virus that is highly contagious and spreads through contact with an infected dog or by a contaminated object. This virus is a disease of the stomach and small intestines. Puppies are more susceptible to parvovirus. Puppies are vulnerable to the disease until they have received all three shots in their vaccine series. It is recommended to take precaution during this time of receiving boosters. It is not recommended to take the puppy to any public places until the vaccination series is complete. It is recommeded that puppies receive the boosters at 8 wks, 12 wks, and 16 wks. Symptoms of the Parvovirus: bloody diarrhea, vomiting, fever, lethargy, anorexia, weight loss, weakness, dehydration and depression. If your puppy is showing any of these symtoms it is recommended to contact your veterinarian. (

Sonoran Desert Toads (Colorado River Toads) :

During the Arizona Monsoon season is the time the toads emerge from the ground. The toads secrete a poisonous slimelike substance on their skin that dogs ingest. Symptoms: excessive salavation, foaming at the mouth, confusion, heart arrhythmia, drunken gait, head shaking, irritated gums, vomiting, diarrhea, and weakness. If you suspect that your dog has been in contact with a toad and is showing any of theses symptoms seek veterinary care immediately. (

Rattlesnake Awareness :

Symptoms of a rattlesnake envenomation: Puncture wounds, severe pain, swelling, restlessness, panting or drooling. Other symtoms that may appear quickly or within a few hours: lethargy, weakness, collapse, muscle tremors, diarrhea, seizures, or neurological signs. If you dog has been bitten seek veterinarian care immediately (

In the month of August :

 Eastside Pet Clinic is offering a discount for dental cleaning services.  Our dental procedures include pre-operative blood work, anesthesia, a prophylactic antibiotic injection, pain management, ultrasonic cleaning and tooth polishing.  If any teeth are removed antibiotics and pain medication will be sent home.  Unfortunately we are not able to perform dental x-rays at this time. An exam is required prior to scheduling a dental. Please call our office for more information and to schedule an appointment.






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