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Read all about all the news coming out of University Animal Hospital here or on Facebook. We talk about upcoming events, monthly specials, and breaking must-have news for all pet owners.

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University Animal Hospital in Tempe Achieves Prestigious AAHA Accreditation

by +Thomas Gus | 08/06/2014 - 10:34am

University Animal Hospital announces that once again we have achieved the prestigious American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accreditation! This is a rigorous inspection process that very few animal hospitals are able to achieve. The American Animal Hospital Association has very strict standards of pet care and regulations that are required to achieve their accreditation. Currently only 3000 animal hospitals across the United States are accredited hospitals.

Welcome to our New Veterinarians at University Animal Hospital, Tempe

by +Thomas Gus | 07/18/2014 - 9:49am

University Animal Hospital has added 3 great additions to our staff of veterinarians!

Join us in welcoming Dr. Page Mader, Dr. Aimee Caldwell and Dr. Brianna Rooney.

Our staff is excited to be working with them and we know our new doctors will provide your pets with excellent veterinary care.

We will be posting their bios and pictures on our web site very soon.

We look forward to seeing you! 


Tempe Veterinarian Warns about Poison in Your Pool!

by +Thomas Gus | 07/15/2014 - 3:48pm

University Animal Hospital recently had a medical case we want to share with you and feel it is important for all pet owners to be aware of the possible dangers to their pets in backyard pools.

Poison in your pool?

University Animal Hospital Top 10 Ten Dog Breeds Revealed for 2014

by +Thomas Gus | 06/06/2014 - 8:18am

Photo courtesy of Khunaspix


Most Popular Dog Breeds

   A survey done every year to identify the most popular dog breeds in the US has just been completed.

For the last 23 years the Labrador Retriever has been #1 and it is again!!


The French Bulldog is an up and coming breed that has more than quadrupled in the past 10 years

The rest in order are:

German shepherd , Golden Retriever, Beagle, Bulldog

Easter Fun with University Animal Hospital Tempe

by +Thomas Gus | 04/28/2014 - 5:00pm

What a great time we had with all of the children at the Wrangler News Easter Egg event in Tempe. University Animal Hospital had a table 

there full of goodies and pet handouts for all of the children who found an egg. They could turn in an egg in exchange for an Easter

treat. A big thank you to Eva for helping with the event, we hope to see you there next year! 

Remember, a healthy pet is a happy pet


Pet Allergy Season at University Animal Hospital

by +Thomas Gus | 03/28/2014 - 12:33pm

Photo courtesy of Gualberto107 

Scratching and Itching, It’s Pet Allergy Season!

Yes, dogs and cats can have allergies; in fact, allergy-related problems are at the top of the complaint list this time of year. The most common allergy-related conditions are for skin conditions such as hot spots (chewing or digging one spot until it is raw), ear infections, bronchitis and inflammation or infection of the eyes.

Puppies, Puppies and More Puppies at University Animal Hospital!

by +Thomas Gus | 02/06/2014 - 9:58am

Nothing is as exciting at University Animal Hospital as welcoming newborn puppies into the world!  Pictured here is the entire hospital staff working together to care for a large litter of puppies born via recent cesarean section.

The Missing Binkie - A Pet Story from University Animal Hospital

by +Thomas Gus | 01/31/2014 - 1:11pm

"That's my Granddaughter's Binkie?!"

            Those were the first words exclaimed by the owner of Rocky" a six year old male English Bulldog immediately after recovery from surgery to remove this foreign body from his stomach.

Chronic Ear Infections, New Treatment at University Animal Hospital

by +Thomas Gus | 01/17/2014 - 9:09am

Chronic Ear Infections

            Ear infections in dogs are commonly seen at University Animal Hospital.  In fact on average, each doctor sees at least one case of either a first time or a chronic ear infection each day they are seeing appointments.

University Animal Hospital: The Amazing Story of Inde

by +Thomas Gus | 12/19/2013 - 10:10am

On November 22, a nine year old, male English Setter named Inde was rushed to University Animal Hospital. Inde was actively having a seizure 

and mom and dad were frantic. Inde had been having a seizure for 45 minutes. Taking quick action, Dr. Koch immediately administered a large dose 

of valium but it had no effect. Inde's temperature had risen to 109.2 degrees, when normal for a dog is 100.5 to 102.5. This was a very dangerous situation