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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...

3 Ways People Harm Wildlife While Try...

You let your dog out in the yard, and he seems overly interested in one particular spot. You find a nest of baby bunnies. They have been licked, but otherwise seem OK. What do you...

Snow Reveal – What Snow Can Tel...

It seems when it comes to dogs and snow, they either love it and can’t get enough, or hate it and want inside the second they are done pottying. I don’t know any dogs who...

[Veterinary] Cannabis, Hemp, & M...

You might have found a site online that states the miraculous wonders of CBD or hemp oil. Yes, there is a lot of promise in these medications for the treatment of seizures, pain,...

Is There A Use For Medical Marijuana ...

As medical marijuana becomes legal and accessible to more people in more states, pet owners are looking for ways they can use this new family of medications to help their pets. In...

The Day The Owner Of My Deceased Pati...

Death and loss of life is a regular part of being a veterinarian, yet it never ceases to hurt when we lose patients.  However, no one lives forever and inevitably we are faced...

Top Pet New Year Resolutions 2017

It is time for my yearly pet New Year resolutions that I suggest to all pet owners for the coming year! Walk Your Dog For 20 Minutes Every Evening Exercise outside in the back...

Hypertension, aka, High Blood Pressur...

Hypertension, aka high blood pressure, in cats is a very serious and common health concern.  Like in people, it often goes undetected and untreated until serious health...

Why Is Corn So Bad As An Ingredient I...

Grains in general have gotten bad wrap in the past several years among some pet enthusiasts, groomers, and breeders.  In particular, corn as an ingredient in pet food had gotten...

Beware of Holistic Veterinarians That...

I had a disappointing experience with local holistic practitioner some years ago who practiced only traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine who – thank goodness as far as I am...