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Pet Health Insurance Rising In Bad Ec...

With the average American’s earning potential continuing to decrease in the current economic downturn, while veterinary costs steadily increasing nonetheless, pet health...

We Love Lucy

About three months ago, a very nice lady brought in a 6 year old Labrador Retriever named Lucy to be put to sleep. The lady was agonizing over her decision to put Lucy down,...

Lindsay Lohan PETA’s Latest Tar...

I wrote an article about the animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), explaining how I have mixed emotions about the group. On one hand, their...

Pets in the White House as American a...

Barack Obama, per his election victory speech promise to his daughters, will be carrying on the time honored tradition of pets in the White House. While this tradition has...

The ultimate charlatan

In my January 24th article, “Careful pet owners, charlatans now target your pets!”, I touched on this miracle canine medication creator whose credentials do not go...

A Veterinarian’s Presidential E...

Political discussions often lead to heated debate, anger, and hurt feelings. However, with this upcoming election coming at a time when the country has so much at stake, it is...

Tiffany’s Fund Saves Its First ...

Six months ago, in memory of my late beloved Labrador Retriever, Tiffany, I started a charity fund in her name, that would pay for health care for pets of the less fortunate whose...

Owners, Please Warn Your Vet If Your ...

To most people, it would seem logical that if one’s dog or cat has aggressive or fear biting tendencies, that one would warn the veterinarian, a complete stranger performing...

Animal Hoarding Revealed

About a year ago, a client of my clinic brought in a little chihuahua that was in a very disturbing state. The little dog had come from a home that my client’s brother had...

Web Poll Suggests 32% of Pet Owners N...

A recent web poll conducted by this blog’s parent site, Web-DVM.net, indicated that 68% of dog and/or cat owners participated in regular preventive health care for their...