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Why Heartworm Risk Spikes After Hurri...

Heartworm disease is a worm parasite that infects the heart and lungs of dogs.  The disease has devastating consequences for positive dogs as the worm damages heart and lungs...

Leptospirosis – A Deadly Hidden...

Leptospirosis is a rising infectious disease health hazard for dogs as urban sprawl puts people and their domestic pets in closer and more constant proximity to wildlife...

Preparing Pets For Natural Disasters

The loss of personal property, homes, businesses and worst of all, loss of human life are devastating when natural disasters occur.  One of the most under-reported and overlooked...

Veterinary Industry Needs To Better C...

Many full service veterinary practices view high volume, low cost vaccine clinics with disdain.  These places, depending on laws in their respective states, often...

A Touching Thank You Card From A Dog ...

I was amazed recently to have received a thank you card in the mail from a listener of my podcast.  I received it at my clinic one morning, and the message it contained moved me...

Keeping Your Pets Safe During A Solar...

I have gotten a lot of inquiries from clients about the solar eclipse as it generally relates to the safety of their pets (dogs and cats), so I deemed it a worthy topic to share...

Cat Is Old, Not Eating, Losing Weight...

This is probably one of the most frustrating presentations in veterinary medicine.  A senior aged cat presents not eating, often for days, he/she is clearly dropping weight, but...

Beware Of Counterfeit Veterinary Pet ...

48-year-old California resident Paul S. Rodriguez Jr , the CEO of California-based company Action Packing and Design, pleaded guilty to intentionally trafficking in counterfeit...

Dogs And Their Enlarge Prostates

We’ve all seen the ads on TV. The older gentleman who repeatedly goes to the bathroom and has trouble urinating. The calming voiceover assures us this is all too common, and...

Treatment options for hyperthyroidism...

If your vet just told you your cat has an overactive thyroid, you’re probably a bit relieved that it is a treatable disease! Treatment options vary, and there’s bound...