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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...

So NOW I am suddenly an expert on dog...

I have heard all of the cynical talking points put forth about veterinarians and their expertise in making nutrition and pet food recommendations: Veterinarians don’t...

Why To Choose MMP over TPLO for Crani...

The cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is the major stabilizing ligament within the canine knee joint.  Rupture of this ligament is a very common injury in the hind legs of dogs. ...

A Simple Screening Test That Can Save...

Dilated Cardiomyopathy is a deadly disease of the heart that has strong genetic roots in certain large and giant dog breeds, among them, Doberman Pinschers.  Dilated...

Innovative And Safe Early Interventio...

Veterinary medicine is very unique in that we commonly see onset of arthritis in young dog patients due to inherited incongruities in joints, such as hip dysplasia, elbow...