Emergency Pet Response

Emergency Pet Response

Life can always come at us with unexpected situations and circumstances. Anytime we have an emergency, one of the best things to have is to be able to turn to someone you trust. East Valley Animal Clinic wants to be here for you, not only to provide veterinary...
Summer Pet Activities

Summer Pet Activities

When it comes to the hot weather of Arizona Summers, you not only want to be safe with your pets, but you also want to have some fun. So how do you do both? East Valley Animal Hospital is located in Gilbert, Arizona, so we know what it is like to be in the heat with...
Is it Too Hot For Your Pet?

Is it Too Hot For Your Pet?

There are so many fun things to embrace over the summer. Beach time, playing frisbee, going hiking, swimming, or biking. Enjoying the longer days is important and a great idea. Bringing your pet along is even more fun also. There are times, however, that it could be...
How to Get a Scared Dog to the Vet

How to Get a Scared Dog to the Vet

Even the most easygoing pooch quakes in fear at the sight of a pet carrier. Butch knows it’s time for the V-E-T, the dreaded three-letter word he associates with pokes, probes and time away from his home. Dogs visit animal clinics an average of 2.6 times per year,...
How To Handle Your Cat Without Getting Bitten

How To Handle Your Cat Without Getting Bitten

When it comes to their relationships with humans, dogs are the equivalent of excited 4-year-olds. They wag their tails excitedly when you come home, respond vocally to strangers and practically beg to be petted. They sniff and play and love their humans. You are...
Taking Care Of Your Senior Dog

Taking Care Of Your Senior Dog

At East Valley Animal Hospital, we are proactive wellness practitioners. It is our goal to help prevent disease whenever possible and promote long, active, and healthy lives for your furry family members, no matter what their age.  But, when your dog reaches that...
Can You Catch A Disease From Your Dog?

Can You Catch A Disease From Your Dog?

As we all know, catching a cold or any other virus is a common occurrence for people. It’s easy to get sick from the simplest of actions, such as a kiss or unobstructed sneeze. But can a human get an illness from a dog? Interestingly enough, the answer is yes. The...
Does Your Dog’s Personality Match Yours?

Does Your Dog’s Personality Match Yours?

Many people notice the resemblance between owners and their dogs. It seems to be quite natural for people to be attracted to dogs who look a bit like them. But what about personality traits? Do the dogs we choose resemble how we act, as well? There are several studies...
Why Your Dog May Be Licking His Paws

Why Your Dog May Be Licking His Paws

If your dog is constantly licking his paws or chewing his feet, there are several possible reasons for it. At East Valley Animal Hospital, we’ve seen our share dogs who persistently lick their paws and have helped to determine what might be troubling them....