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The Grain Free Pet Food Dogma Continu...

Veterinarians have been voicing concerns about the nutritional compatibility of grain free diets for dogs since they became all the rage among pet owners. With few...

A Veterinarian’s Tail Of Love

Becoming a veterinarian requires 8 years of school. Getting accepted to a veterinary school is 5-7 times more competitive than getting accepted to medical school. We have to...

So NOW I am suddenly an expert on dog...

I have heard all of the cynical talking points put forth about veterinarians and their expertise in making nutrition and pet food recommendations: Veterinarians don’t...

Why To Choose MMP over TPLO for Crani...

The cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is the major stabilizing ligament within the canine knee joint.  Rupture of this ligament is a very common injury in the hind legs of dogs. ...

A Simple Screening Test That Can Save...

Dilated Cardiomyopathy is a deadly disease of the heart that has strong genetic roots in certain large and giant dog breeds, among them, Doberman Pinschers.  Dilated...

Innovative And Safe Early Interventio...

Veterinary medicine is very unique in that we commonly see onset of arthritis in young dog patients due to inherited incongruities in joints, such as hip dysplasia, elbow...

Why Stem Cell Therapy In Pets Is So E...

Recall when you were a child or even in your teenage years.  After massive amounts of activity you were not sore and if you did get sore, the soreness did not last very long. ...

Don’t Blame Me For Your Fractio...

I had a client last week that is perhaps the worst example of owner denial about the aggressive behavior of a pet that I have experienced in my 17 years of practice.  While it...

The Number One Factor That Determines...

This post’s featured image kind of gives away the suspense of this article, but it could not be more relevant to veterinarians.  We may have your pet in our exam room for...

Is CBD Oil Really The Magical Elixir ...

A recent poll determined that just under 70% of dog and cat owners hit the internet searches – usually Google – prior to bringing their pet to the veterinarian when...