Pet First Aid Podcast with Dr. Patrick Mahaney

I live quite near a hospital and, as the weather gets warmer, I notice an increase in ambulance sirens. It’s not totally dissimilar for pets. This time of year can show a spike in accidents for them as well, so we thought it would be a good time to talk about first aid with Dr. Patrick Mahaney. We’re asking for new trends and get his holistic take on pet first aid.

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Dr. Patrick MahaneyDr. Patrick Mahaney is Los Angeles’ premier, concierge, house-call veterinarian through his company California Pet Acupuncture and Wellness (CPAW), Inc. He also provides holistic treatment for cancer patients at the Veterinary Cancer Group. Dr. Mahaney is a highly sought after certified veterinary journalist and shares his expert perspective on animal health and current events via Animal Wellness, AOL’s Paw Nation, Hamptons Pet, The Honest Kitchen Blog, PetMD’s The Daily VetPetSafe, Pet World Insider, and Victoria Stilwell’s He co-hosts an internet radio show, Holistic Vets on the Radio Pet Lady Network.

 Dr. Mahaney makes television appearances, including Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family and is the go-to-holistic veterinarian for Animal Planet’s My Cat From Hell. He participates in public speaking engagements through BlogPaws, UCLA Extension, and Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Mahaney is a member of many professional advocacy groups, including the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS), and Lesbian Gay Veterinary Medical Association (LGVMA).

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