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Breast Cancer Awareness (In Dogs and ...

With the uncomfortably high incidence of breast cancer in women, there is a great deal of awareness regarding prevention and early detection. What many people do not realize is...

Breeding Kennel Atrocity Prompts Penn...

According to an ABC News article posted August 16, 2008, dog breeding kennel owners Elmer and Ammon Zimmerman of Maxatawny, Pennsylvania, shot 80 of their breeding dogs and closed...

Arthritis Supplements Decoded

Arthritis refers to inflammation within a joint. There are many causes for arthritis, including trauma, injury, infection, or age. Age related degenerative arthritis is known as...

Animals And Small Children

During my 7 week old boy’s “wakey time” earlier today, I watched as both my little boy and my dogs (7 yr old, spayed female, border collie mix, and 2 yr old...

Shocking Violence By Animal Rights Ex...

The San Francisco Chronicle posted a story earlier today, reporting that recent firebombings of the homes of two biological researchers from University of California at Santa...

“Food Pets Die For: Shocking Fa...

This is the title of a book by Ann N. Martin that exposes the fact that euthanized dogs and cats have traditionally been appallingly common ingredients in many commercial pet...

Online Pet Medication Retailers Hurt ...

As the popularity of purchasing pet medications from online pet medication retailers continues to increase, it becomes an ever increasingly controversial aspect of the pet health...

A Long Overdue “Thank You”...

Client relations can be the single most frustrating and stressful aspect of veterinary medicine. The medicine and surgery for the most part are the enjoyable aspects of the...

Have Mercy, Fireworks Enthusiasts

July 4th has come and gone, but like every other year, the fireworks continue to persist and will do so for weeks to come. While this may prove to be a nuisance for residents of...

Incredible But True II

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...