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Michael Vick

23 months in prison camp (not maximum security) for having provided the financial means and real estate to enable absolutely vicious acts toward innocent living creatures, with...

Elevator Mishap

This is one of the those stories that seems too unbelievable to be true. My hospital’s associate veterinarian admitted a small chihuahua for having a few broken teeth. The...

Bubbles, My Inspiration.

Upon assuming ownership of my current practice 3 years ago, I would have loved to immediately hire Dr. Mengering, (the doctor I purchased from), but with the financial uncertainty...

Dog With Narcolepsy!

I  have never seen anything like this in my career, nor have I even learned that this disease can affect dogs. UNTIL NOW!! Click the link below: DOGGY...

Another Reason To Be Wary Of Breeders

Two days ago, a dear client of mine came in a with a 4 month old pug puppy they had just purchased. The purpose of the visit was to administer the final round of vaccines, but...

Who’s Smarter, Dogs or Cats??

On 11/9/07, I introduced a Web Poll on our parent website, WebDVM ‘s home page, polling visitors about which species they feel is smarter, dogs or cats, a debate that has...

Good People: they do exist!

As in most other professions, in veterinary medicine, we are often exposed to some of the worst examples of the human race. It is not uncommon to hear statements like, “if...

Halloween is not just for kids!

One of my favorite aspects of Halloween is seeing the dogs (and sometimes cats), dressed in costumes. The best one I saw this year was a golden retriever dressed up as Shrek!...

Good Medicine Is Not Negotiable

Veterinary medicine is a business to be sure. Just like any other businesses, veterinary hospitals need a healthy bottom line in order to afford payroll, inventory, mortgages, and...

The Dirty Truth About Online Pet Med ...

Several months ago, our drug rep for Merial, a very prominent animal health care pharmaceutical, was in my hospital giving the staff a learning seminar about their flea and tick...