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5 Reasons Veterinary Technicians Are ...

In honor of 2018 National Veterinary Technician Week, I would like to highlight 5 reasons why veterinary technicians are nothing short of heroes.  As a practicing veterinarian...

In Pet Food, What Constitutes “...

Pet food marketing deception is taking over the pet food industry in ways that are making veterinarians feel like we are banging our heads against a wall.  With beautiful...

Plan To Have Your Large Breed Female ...

A spay procedure as it is commonly called, is an abdominal surgery where the veterinary surgeon removes the female organs of reproduction, the ovaries and most of the uterus. ...

A Contrast Between Veterinarians ...

It never fails to amuse me when I hear human medical doctors referred to as “real doctors,” when making the distinction between a veterinarian, aka, animal doctor,...

The Most Tried And True Method For Tr...

I am not shy to admit that dog training or behavior is not particularly high on my lists of interests or something I am especially good at.  However, having recently been...

Price Shopping For A Spay Or Neuter P...

Earlier this week I had a neuter that cancelled after the owner had already showed up to drop off her dog for the procedure.  The admitting technician recognized immediately at...

Why The Millennial Generation Is Grea...

It disappoints me when I hear members of my Generation X speak disparagingly of Millenials, referring to them as lazy, unmotivated snow flakes that will run our country into the...

Health Issues I Commonly Find On Rout...

I having been banging the drum of the importance of the yearly well visit for dogs and cats since I graduated veterinary school. It has always been less about the vaccines for me...

Trump Administration Proposes Strippi...

The Trump administration has a proposal that would strip the Endangered Species Act of key provisions, a measure that conservationists say would gravely weaken the law that was...

Strong Evidence Suggests That Popular...

I have written about the grain free pet craze that has gripped the pet owning world convinced by very clever marketing that grain free pet foods with ingredients more in line...