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Rita Ranch Pet Hospital, An AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital in Tucson, AZ

Welcome to Rita Ranch Pet Hospital, where your pet is always number one. Our veterinary team is pleased to welcome you to our modern veterinary facility. Rita Ranch Pet Hospital is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association, or AAHA, maintaining the very highest standards in the veterinary industry. When you receive care from us, you can rest assured that you are receiving the most compassionate and dedicated care possible.

What to Expect from Rita Ranch Pet Hospital in Tucson, AZ

We understand that the biggest concern for many pet owners at the time of their visit is whether or not their pet will feel comfortable during their visit. We know that many pets experience anxiety during visits to the vet, but we don’t want those negative associations for our veterinary hospital. In order to eliminate all stresses for our patients, all of our veterinary staff are trained in the low-stress handling techniques taught by veterinary behaviorist Sophia Yin, to ensure that your pet is comforted during their veterinary visit here in Tucson. We make it our priority to ensure that your beloved pet feels calm and relaxed at our Tucson animal hospital.

Get Started With Us

We would love to work with you to ensure that your pet receives the most exceptional care possible. If you’re ready to get your pet started on a lifetime of good health, please contact us to schedule your first visit with our team.

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Obesity

The number one nutritional problem in pets is obesity. Studies find that over half of all pets in the U.S. are overweight and almost 30% are actually obese.

Excess weight can contribute to MANY health problems including osteoarthritis, urinary tract disease, diabetes, asthma, congestive heart failure, liver disease and cruciate ligament rupture. Lack of exercise and over-nutrition are the most common causes of obesity.

We love to show our pets love by giving them extra treats and goodies. And it’s hard to resist increasing the amount we feed when they are staring at us and acting as if they are starving. But remember, you should be able to feel your pet’s ribs and there should be a natural “tuck” at their waist when you look at them from the side. So instead of loving them with more food, please love them with some extra attention and exercise instead. They will enjoy it just as much and will live longer too!

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