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Veterinary Misinformation Strikes Aga...

Atlanta based “reporter,” Jim Strickland who “broke the story” of Trifexis (his last dose of sensationalist nonsense hurled at our industry) has struck...

Florida Canine Influenza Outbreak ...

As a US Department of Agriculture accredited veterinarian, I received official notification that University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine as of May 26, 2017, had...

Restrain Your Ankle Biter Dog!

Since this just happened to me – again – just yesterday, I am about to vent!  For those of you that do not enjoy my rants, navigate away now, for I am annoyed! As an...

Allergic Tracheitis -The Ultimate Tic...

This could affect any breed of dog but most commonly occurs with our little guys.  They present with a chronic (often hacking cough) yet their temperature is normal, their lymph...

Brachycephalic Syndrome – The B...

It is a common presentation.  You can hear the dog enter the waiting room from the back treatment area as he/she grunts, coughs, and gags their way in the veterinary clinic....

The Day I Was A Client At My Own Anim...

I received a call at 6:30 AM from my mother-in-law while I was at a veterinary conference in Destin, Florida, a 6 ½ hour drive away from home.  She was staying at my house...

Dog’s Or Cat’s Ears Look ...

I see about 3-5 cases of ear infections per day in veterinary practice.  It is indeed one of the most common ailments that I treat in dogs and cats.  Of those 3-5 cases per...

Hip dysplasia – do OFA certified pare...

As you know, I am a huge proponent of adopting dogs from shelters and rescues. Until the shelters are empty, it makes no sense to buy a dog from someone producing puppies. That...

My dog just ate ______! How to make ...

If your dog ate something you know is toxic, what do you do? Making him vomit is in many cases the best next step. Always best to call your veterinarian and make sure. There are...

Six ways to help your senior cat at h...

We know that cats are the masters of hiding pain. Once you learn the subtle signs (here’s my article on how to decode these signs of pain) your next thought is – what can I...