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Take Dentistry Seriously In Pets R...

Far too often, pet owners scoff at the idea that their pet’s teeth are are an important area of health, quality of life, and longevity.  I examine the teeth and regularly...

Top 2019 Pet Resolutions

Every year I post the top most relevant goals pet owners should strive for in the coming new year.  Below is my 2019 wish list for pets: 1.) Stop insisting on grain free...

In Considering Chemotherapy Cancer Tr...

When I am presented with a cancer case that is of a type that is likely amenable to successful remission rates and management with chemotherapy, often the mere mention of the...

How Veterinary Study Groups Is Saving...

Veterinary medicine as predominantly  independent small businesses has been under assault from corporate big business since the early 2000’s and continued ramping up of...

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...