When Is it Time to Take Your Pet to an Emergency Veterinarian?

When Is it Time to Take Your Pet to an Emergency Veterinarian?

As a pet owner, being observant of your furry friend’s health is key. It is important to understand all of the maintenance requirements for your pet as well. For instance, you need to know that you should take your kitten or puppy in for vaccines every three to four...
Our Emergency Triage Policy

Our Emergency Triage Policy

Our veterinarians prioritize patients based on the severity of their condition, treating patients with immediate, life-threatening conditions first. Emergency patients will be seen in the following order:   Priority One May Survive with immediate life-saving...
What to Do if Your Pet Eats Marijuana

What to Do if Your Pet Eats Marijuana

You may be aware that recreational marijuana was legalized in Arizona this year. The new law will likely increase the quantity and type of marijuana found in local Tucson households, making it easier for pets to accidentally ingest...
3 Common Causes of Pet Poisoning and How to Control Them

3 Common Causes of Pet Poisoning and How to Control Them

About 214,000 cases of pet poisoning are reported in the United States. Given that many of these poisoning cases are caused by everyday household items, it’s important for pet parents to learn about pet poison control. It’s estimated that 38,900,000 American...
What To Expect When Taking Your Pet to the ER

What To Expect When Taking Your Pet to the ER

It is probably more like a human emergency room than you may think. To state the obvious, you can expect to pay more and to have longer wait times. Here’s what you can expect when taking your pet to the ER, or, more specifically, to Southern Arizona Veterinary...