PPH is hiring! We’re looking for an extroverted patient advocate with great client service skills for the position of veterinary assistant/technician. Full job listing can be found on Craigslist; application deadline is next Friday, January 11, 2013.
Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays—a great chance to spend time with family, friends, food, and football while reflecting on all the gifts we already have. What could be better, really? Dr. G will be cooking up a feast that includes a great grilled turkey like this one. Click on this link for his [...]
Looking for a unique way to serve your state as a volunteer? Did you know the Arizona Board of Veterinary Medical examiners has four members of the general public who serve on two committees that investigate complaints made against veterinarians? The Arizona Veterinary Medical Examining Board is looking for a public member to serve a [...]
Priority Pet Hospital will be closed on Monday, September 3rd in observance of Labor Day. We’ll be back in the office at 8 am on Tuesday the 4th. Should a pet require emergency care during our absence, please call the Emergency Animal Clinic at 480-497-0222. Not sure if you need to call? Check out our [...]
We meet dogs that serve many roles in their families: service dogs, lap dogs, running partners, you name it. We also meet hunting dogs. And before you start imagining dusty hounds living in a little dirt-floored kennel in the back yard, let me re-state that: we also meet hunting buddies. Loveable, happy, spoiled-rotten retrievers, flushing, [...]
Q: My dog has the grossest habit: he eats poop. How can I make him stop? A: According to a veterinary study, picking up dog droppings immediately was the only effective way to control this habit. A couple weeks ago I wrote about the traits common to dogs that engage in coprophagia (the medical term [...]
I had dinner with one of my favorite teachers last night. She’s a tireless career educator. A leader in her field. A textbook author. A real pro. The kind of teacher students remember forever. Continuing education conferences are great. They bring us together with the people who played an important role in our development–the folks [...]
I spent the better part of today at the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior’s annual symposium listening to the best and brightest in our profession talk about–you guessed it–animal behavior. One lecture–about dogs that eat poop–really stood out as something I should share with all of you. We get lots of questions about this [...]