Precious primates! Two gorillas born at the Bronx Zoo
The Bronx Zoo's summer season is already off to an exciting start.Two western lowland gorillas were born at the zoo in the past six weeks, adding to the largest group of the endangered species in North America.On March 10, 33-year-old Julia gave birth to a gorilla, and on April 17, 19-year-old Tuti also had a baby, according to a press release from the zoo. Ernie, 31, is the lucky dad to both babi...
24 April 2014, 1:24pm
Hookworm in Pets
According to the CDC, an estimated 576 million to 740 million people in the world are infected with hookworm. But this parasite is not just a threat to humans; our pets can be affected as well. In this podcast, Dr. Raffy Dorian, owner of the Market Street Veterinary Clinic in San Diego, discusses hookworm in pets.
10 February 2014, 7:00am
Animal Specialty Group (ASG) of Scottsdale is unique - we are the community's premier veterinary surgery center and the only, totally dedicated, purpose-built, surgery specialty hospital for companion animals in Arizona. With an American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) board certified specialist in orthopedics, trauma, general and emergency surgery, we provide extraordinary value for your pet's healthcare.
How so? We practice based on more extensive education and training. We maintain a landmark facility. We use only superior orthopedic implants. We operate - literally and figuratively - according to evidence-based techniques. In fact, we can minimize surgical and postoperative complications and avoid unnecessary or inappropriate procedures. The result... efficient treatment, faster recoveries, more consistent outcomes and, importantly, a better and more satisfying client-patient experience. Come. Stay. Heal.™
ASG is home to Arizona Canine Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Group. The only such practice of it's kind in Arizona, this Group's focus is purely orthopedic! We are the Valley's experts in the management of conditions such as elbow and hip dysplasia, fracture management and cranial cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. We also provide the most extensive menu of technologies and techniques available for your pet including knee, elbow and shoulder arthroscopy, minimally invasive fracture repair, internal/external bone fixation and joint replacement therapies as well as computerized gait analysis, underwater treadmill therapy and 3D musculoskeletal ultrasound. For more information, click on the Services menu above.
At ASG, we represent medical integrity, emphasize economy and efficiency of care, offer unprecedented transparency including real time OR viewing and demonstrate the highest industry standards for veterinary surgical care. Come see for yourself!
There are fewer than 700 board-certified small animal surgery specialists in the United States, according to the ACVS, and less than 2% of ALL Arizona veterinarians are board-certified surgeons. From Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Carefree and Fountain Hills to Prescott, Flagstaff and Sedona, there's only ONE dedicated surgery specialty practice for dogs and cats - Animal Specialty Group of Scottsdale and Arizona Canine Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Group.
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