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Dogs Being Trained to Sniff Out Coron...

photo credit: http://abcnews.go.com Dog have a long established history of being able to detect health conditions in people. There are service dogs that are trained to...

Stop Catering To Your Finicky Dog!

Sorry, no sugar coating here! Perhaps THE MOST IRRITATING part of my job as a veterinarian is when dog owners whose dog may not be particularly food motivated go out of...

Why Are Veterinary Clinics So Unusual...

While many small businesses are experiencing major slow downs in business during the coronavirus pandemic, the trend in veterinary clinics across the nation is opposite. ...

Can Your Dog or Cat Transmit Coronavi...

Dogs and cats can indeed transmit coronavirus, but ONLY to their fellow members of their owner respective species. They CANNOT transmit coronavirus to people, nor can people...

Everything You Need To Know About Lep...

Leptospirosis is a potentially fatal disease caused by the Leptospira bacteria.  Leptospira is a cork screw shaped bacteria that effectively self-propels itself in...

Pet Owners – Say No To Coconut ...

In the past few years there has been a trend with no basis in science and veterinary medicine to feed coconut oil to pets. Thankfully, most cats will not eat it, but it...

Think Twice Before You Treat A Veteri...

I love my job as a doctor of veterinary medicine, mostly because I have a unique ability to focus on the wonderful experiences my career brings me and I am able (usually) to...

Hug – And/Or Rescue -A Dog On N...

National Dog Day is celebrated August 26th annually and was founded in 2004 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige. The date of August...

The Grain Free Pet Food Dogma Continu...

Veterinarians have been voicing concerns about the nutritional compatibility of grain free diets for dogs since they became all the rage among pet owners. With few...

A Veterinarian’s Tail Of Love

Becoming a veterinarian requires 8 years of school. Getting accepted to a veterinary school is 5-7 times more competitive than getting accepted to medical school. We have to...