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Missouri, you should be ashamed!

The puppy mill situation in our nation is appalling beyond comprehension. For those of you that are not aware of what a puppy mill is, it is a facility where tens to hundreds of...

“But doc, isn’t he too ol...

This is a question I get at least once, some times several times a day in daily practice, following my recommendation for a senior age patient to undergo a necessary procedure...

$50 Rule

Ti’s the time of year for spending money one does not have. Little Suzy gets that laptop she wanted so badly, little Johnny gets the I-phone he insisted on having, and...

Holiday Tips For Your Pet’s Saf...

Holiday seasons statistically are the most dangerous time for pets, as is evidenced by my clinics typical inundation with all kinds of emergencies the day after Christmas. In...

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...