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Reflections On Heartworm Disease In D...

One of the most frustrating aspects of my job is when I fail to convince a dog owner of the importance of heartworm screening and heartworm prevention.  The clients give me all...

Judge Michael Cicconetti Of Ohio Give...

Judge Michael Cicconetti from Ohio got tired of seeing abusers of animals receive what amounted to slap on the wrist penalties when convicted of neglect or abuse of animals. ...

Cannabis Oil For Medicinal Veterinary...

Cannabis is the sum of all components derived from the marijuana plant that can be extracted from glands within the plant in the form of oils known as cannabinoids.  There are...

United Airline’s Abysmal Custom...

After the infamous episode featuring a smart phone video of a customer with a confirmed seat reservation was forcibly dragged off a flight bleeding from his nose, one would...

The Serious Consequences Of Dental Di...

Anyone who has needed a root canal can understand the pain of dental disease.  Why else would we voluntarily opt in for a $1500 root canal?  In my own root canal story, my...

Gainesville Regional Utilities Condon...

Bentley was a sweet, gentle little Pug that a young lady was gifted by her Mom so she had a friend to take with her to college.  Kiley’s Mom is a friend and she and her...

When There Is No Canine Flu Outbreak,...

In my home state of Florida where a significant but generally contained canine influenza outbreak occurred in 2017, most grooming shops, kennels, and agility facilities are...

How Safe Is Anesthesia For Your Pet?

When confronted with a recommendation for anesthesia for their pet, many pet owners have serious concerns about the safety of the anesthesia, especially when the recommended...

What Does AAHA Accreditation Mean For...

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) sets a standard of excellence for veterinary practices across the United States that holds its accredited member hospitals...

Why I will Never Compromise Medical/E...

Due to cost concerns, veterinarians are asked often by clients to cut medical corners for medical work ups or procedures in order to save them cost.  This is a constant ethical...