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  • Confirmation of COVID-19 in Pet Dog in New York
    Confirmation of COVID-19 in Pet Dog in New York Washington, D.C. June 2, 2020 – The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) today announced the first Read more
  • FAQ on Animal Coronavirus Testing
    FAQ on Animal Coronavirus Testing *Note: The scientific name of the new strain of coronavirus is SARS-CoV-2. In people, the disease caused by the virus is commonly referred to as COVID-19. Read more
  • Confirmation of COVID-19 in 2 pet cats in New York
    Two domestic cats in New York state tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) infection https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/newsroom/news/sa_by_date/sa-2020/sars-cov-2-animals. Given previously reported positive tests from pet cats in Hong Kong and Belgium Read more
  • COVID-19: FAQs for Pet Owners
    Pet fur is porous and not considered an ideal environment for the virus; risk for human transmission is very low. But, best practices for handwashing before and after pet contact Read more
  • Study of 3,500 pets finds no COVID-19
    The risk for transmission of COVID-19 from owners to pets is very low; and, no transmission from pets to humans has been suggested. IDEXX sampled 3,500 pets for COVID-19 infection Read more
  • Dr. Greene sees cases in Prescott area once a month
    Dr. Greene travels to the Prescott area to see cases, generally one Saturday a month. The scheduled dates for 2020 are February 15, March 28, May 23, Jun 27, July 25, August 29, October 3, November Read more
  • What is Board Certification?
    Board certification by an American Veterinary Medical Association-recognized specialty ensures that your pet is receiving the highest level of care possible. Board certification comes only after years of rigorous training Read more
  • Tinsel poses a danger to pets
    If you have pets, you should probably avoid using tinsel on your Christmas tree. If it is eaten, it can cause serious harm as it passes through the intestines; it Read more
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    We've joined Facebook! Click the link below to 'Like' us and keep updated on interesting cases and photos. We love sharing knowledge, so please join us and share with friends! www.facebook.com/phoenixveterinaryinternalmedicinespecialists Read more
  • PVIMS honored in PHOENIX Magazine
    In 2007, Goldline Research named Phoenix Veterinary Internal Medicine Services as one of the "Most Dependable Veterinarians of Arizona". The Goldline Research 2007 Selections included four general practices and three specialty practices, and was Read more
  • PVIMS honored by ACVIM Foundation
    The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Foundation has honored Phoenix Veterinary Internal Medicine Services as a Practice Leadership Donor, in recognition of the practice's commitment to the success of Read more
  • Xylitol is toxic to pets
    Xylitol, a sugar alcohol, is a common ingredient in sugar-free products, such as sugar-free candy, chewing gum, baked goods, and oral hygiene products.  It is available for purchase in bulk Read more
  • Treble Hook able to be removed from esophagus or stomach, using endoscopy
    Dr. Greene has many years of experience removing all sorts of foreign bodies from the esophagus and stomach, using endoscopy. Occasionally, dogs are brought to the vet because they have Read more
  • Hidden Perils for Pets
    With warmer weather coming up, many of you may be planning a bar-b-que or a trip to one of the nearby lakes.  We just want to take this opportunity to Read more

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  • "We can't express how thankful we are for your amazing care and service for our Charlie. You found and fixed his bleeding problem after years of issues. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for giving outstanding care. You're a true blessing to the animal world."
    With sincere gratitude, Joe & Connie
  • "We really appreciated your time and the options you provided to us for Annie. It is difficult to put aside emotions and make the right decision for our four legged friends who depend on us and trust us. Having professionals like you available, helps a great deal in these difficult times. Never underestimate the difference you make, Dr. Greene. Thank you!"
  • "Thank you for all you have done and are still doing for Stella. We really appreciate it."
    Ronda M.
  • "I can’t thank Dr. Greene enough for what he has done for Buttons and Me."
    Lois S.
  • "Thank you for your help. Your kindness will not be forgotten!"
    Lori H.
  • "Very professional, I've known Dr. Greene for years! Very compassionate and knowledgeable in the care of your pet. This Dr. Greene goes above and beyond the call of duty for you and your pet’s well-being!"
    Lacy M.
  • "Dr. Greene understood the urgency that was needed for Gracie Mae, when others did not. Knowing you and your team were there to help was reassuring. Thank you!"
    Karen W.
  • "Your kindness and compassion has touched my heart deeply. It is because of people like you that make the world a better place. Please continue to share your light with the world!"
    Carla M.
  • "Dr. Greene’s expertise was invaluable and much appreciated. He put me at ease during an anxious time. I enjoyed discussing tennis with him, which, seemed fitting because BJ was named after a tennis player."
    Rose W.
  • "Thank you for helping with Eddie. Because of your expertise, he did not have to endure surgery. He has recovered well and I appreciate your kindness."
    Pat M.
  • "Thanks for saving Maxwell’s life! He means the world to our family. We appreciate the compassion, kindness, and prompt attention of your staff."
    Bill & Marilyn R.
  • "I am always thankful for those who help the most precious thing to me. Thank you for helping with LuLu."
    Carla M.
  • "Thank you for helping with Kismet. You have been so wonderful and kind to us and we are so thankful."
    John B. & Jonette S.
  • "Thank you for your help with Annie. I appreciate your compassion and generosity. I will never forget it!"
  • "Thank you for your professional excellence, personal care, rapid response, and overall generosity. There have been very few times I have found people that go the extra mile and that really care. I am very grateful that I was referred to you."
  • "Thank you for everything you did for our Barak. You went above and beyond what any vet would have done. You were a God-send to us in our time of need. We will always remember and cherish your kindness. Thanks for making a difference!"
    Warren & Deanna S.
  • "Thank you Dr. Greene for coming in the middle of the night for Maggie. She was a great companion."
    Heather C.