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Incredible But True III

This is a little segment I like write periodically about recent experiences that seem hard to believe. Whether funny, inspirational, despicable, stupid, or miraculous, as...

Lost Cat Found After 3 Years – ...

Ian and Sarah Hawley had lost their beloved kitty, Kofi, 3 years ago, following his disppearance from their Nottingham, England home. According to a report by British newspaper,...

The positive side of the Michael Vick...

It may seem strange that a veterinarian can find anything upbeat emanating from such tragic and disturbing crimes as those committed with the venue and financial backing provided...

Veterinary Medicine Enters the New Mi...

I am proud to report that last week, my practice made a very significant transition from traditional x-ray film to digital x-ray. Instead of burning the x-ray to a film that has...

Webpoll Suggests Pets Increasingly Fe...

I am both surprised and pleased that our sister site’s (Web-DVM.net) most recent webpoll indicated that a commanding percentage of pet owners are opting to feed their pets...

CATalyst Names Its 2009 Top 10 Cat Fr...

The CATalyst Council, an association of the veterinary community, academia, nonprofit organizations, and animal welfare organizations, announced their 2009 top 10 most cat...

Beware of Exotic Animals In Your Neig...

Do you live in close proximity to tigers, lions, alligators, grizzly bears, chimpanzees, or other potentially dangerous wildlife? Well according to a report by MSNBC.com, Susan...

It’s Just A Dog

I was sent this moving essay by e-mail from a staff member of my clinic. I was so touched by it, that I felt compelled to share it with my readers: It’s Just A Dog From time...

Portuguese Water Dog: The Next First ...

As reported on the basis of inside accounts by all the major cable news networks, the Obama’s tentative pick for a White House puppy is going to be a Portuguese Water Dog....

Depressed Economy Making General Prac...

Since veterinary medicine does not require residency and board certification in a given specialty to practice, the majority go into practice right from veterinary school and...