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TPD Foundation K9 Walk

1 mile walk with your pooch

 followed by food and games

Brandi Fenton Park 8am- 11am

Saturday Aprill 26th




Puttin On the Dog 2014 May 2nd

Silent auction fundraiser for

Humane Society of Southern Arizona

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Southwest Veterinary Oncology continues to search for new & better treatment options and is participating in the following funded studies:

  • Canine Soft Tissue Sarcomas (except hemangiosarcoma): Must have measurable disease >1 cm. All stages accepted including metastatic disease. This study covers all costs for the owners including the initial screening. (Tucson only).
  • Canine Nasal Carcinomas: Owners cover the cost of their initial treatment. The study provides Palladia at no charge, a second CT scan three months after completing therapy, covers the cost of recheck examinations and laboratory work after therapy.
  • Feline Oral Squamous Cell Carcinomas: Palladia is provided at no charge for these patients.
  • Canine Hemangiosarcoma: Owners cover the cost of initial staging, surgery and chemotherapy. Palladia is provided at no charge once the chemotherapy is completed. The costs of monitoring and re-staging are covered by the study. (Tucson only).
  • Canine Osteosarcoma: Patients enrolled in this study receive their carboplatin at no charge (administration costs are not covered) and $650.00 toward the follow-up laboratory and staging costs. (Tucson only).

Please call our Ft. Lowell location for more information. 520-888-3177 option #1

KVOA Features Southern Arizona Veterinary Blood Bank....
Pet blood donors are saving other pets' lives.

Sometimes pets need blood in a crisis and that blood comes from other pets. That's right, pets can donate blood, and there's a blood drive for them right here in Tucson. Oolie does it, she's a Rottweiler mix, and she's helping save her own kind by donating her blood. Christine Warren is a blood bank coordinator at Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center and says right now Tucson receives blood from about 45 dog donors and 12 cat donors. Warren said, "Tucson Arizona has one of the largest volunteer veterinary blood banks in the country, and it may not seem like a lot but with those animals, we save lives nearly everyday."
Carrie Fairchild says she brings in her dog Oolie about once every 3 months.
Oolie is about 3 years old and all dogs and cats can donate blood in between the ages of 1 and 8 years old.
Fairchild said, "It feels great that she's helping other animals and she likes coming here."
The blood from a dog or a cat today will save the life of another pet in the future.
Fairchild said, "I know how I feel about Oolie and if I can help somebody else keep their dog in their life, that's wonderful."

The Morning Blend and SAVSEC team up to bring informative pet care to their viewers.

KGUN9's Morning Blend brings Tucson's best to its viewers. In SAVSEC's effort to provide the best quality pet care we have teamed with The Morning Blend to be sure that Tucson Pet owners are informed of emergency care and innovative treatments that are available for pets. SAVSEC Criticalist Dr. Jen Klaus, DVM, DACVECC informed viewers of our emergency and critical care at both of our Tucson facilities.


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