Fox and dog meet in the woods, form adorable friendship
It's the stuff of Disney fairy tales: A fox and a dog stumble upon each other in the woods and become fast friends. That's what happened last summer, when Norwegian photographer Torgeir Berge went out for a walk with his German shepherd Tinni, and they encountered an abandoned baby fox.¬†"He was a puppy and probably his mother had died, so he sought help and company, and food," Berit Helberg, who i...
9 December 2013, 3:50pm
Anesthesia for Pets
Some veterinary procedures need to be performed with your pet under anesthesia, so they don't feel pain or move during the procedure. Like any medical procedure, anesthesia does have risks, but anesthesia for animals has come a long way and is safer than it ever was before. In this podcast, Dr. Nora Matthews, professor emeritus at Texas A&M's College of Veterinary Medicine, talks about anesthesia for pets.
2 December 2013, 7:00am
Animal Specialty Group (ASG) of Scottsdale is totally 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 substantially more extensive, postdoctoral education and training. We maintain a landmark facility. We use only superior surgical implants. We operate - literally and figuratively - according to validated, evidence-based techniques. And, 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 also home to Arizona Canine Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Group. The only such practice of it's kind in Arizona, this subspecialty 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 - from minimally invasive arthroscopy to both internal/external bone fixation techniques and joint replacement therapies. 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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