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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...

Talking About Pet Food These Days Is ...

We have all heard that is is not a good idea to talks socially about religion or politics.  Both are very personal to people and can easily escalate into uncomfortable...

How Did A Spay Become A Commodity Ser...

The Webster’s definition of a commodity is: “A reasonably interchangeable good or material, bought and sold freely as an article of commerce….”  This...

Special Considerations for Anesthesia...

Cats are not little dogs.  They have unique physiological differences that warrant unique approaches to feline medicine and anesthesia is no exception.  While many of the...

Best Practices For Safe Anesthesia Ad...

I once attended a lecture where the board certified anesthesiologist speaker defined anesthesia as “the controlled release of potentially lethal compounds.”  I...

Most Common Household Toxins For Cats

Cats are curious little souls, often readily sniffing around unusual or random places in or around the home. While we celebrate feline curiosity and the funny and silly (and...