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What Is The Right Age To Spay/Neuter ...

There has been a lot of debate on the topic of what the correct age is to have a dog spayed or neutered.  The source of the debate comes as the result of several studies...

Recharging The Veterinarian Batteries

I just returned from the Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas that offered 4 consecutive full days of veterinary continuing education.  Continuing education is the ongoing...

The 3 Most Important Criteria For Cho...

There is more choice in pet food brands, flavors and ingredients that any other time in history.  A person walking into a large retail pet store is literally bombarded with so...

Take Dentistry Seriously In Pets R...

Far too often, pet owners scoff at the idea that their pet’s teeth are are an important area of health, quality of life, and longevity.  I examine the teeth and regularly...

Top 2019 Pet Resolutions

Every year I post the top most relevant goals pet owners should strive for in the coming new year.  Below is my 2019 wish list for pets: 1.) Stop insisting on grain free...

In Considering Chemotherapy Cancer Tr...

When I am presented with a cancer case that is of a type that is likely amenable to successful remission rates and management with chemotherapy, often the mere mention of the...

How Veterinary Study Groups Is Saving...

Veterinary medicine as predominantly  independent small businesses has been under assault from corporate big business since the early 2000’s and continued ramping up of...

5 Reasons Veterinary Technicians Are ...

In honor of 2018 National Veterinary Technician Week, I would like to highlight 5 reasons why veterinary technicians are nothing short of heroes.  As a practicing veterinarian...

In Pet Food, What Constitutes “...

Pet food marketing deception is taking over the pet food industry in ways that are making veterinarians feel like we are banging our heads against a wall.  With beautiful...

Plan To Have Your Large Breed Female ...

A spay procedure as it is commonly called, is an abdominal surgery where the veterinary surgeon removes the female organs of reproduction, the ovaries and most of the uterus. ...