Animal Health

Vote for Norbert as the 2017 American Humane Association Hero Therapy Dog

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One of my patients if up for contention in the prestigious American Humane Hero Dog Awards® (HDAs, as I call them).  The HDAs are an “annual campaign that recognizes heroes on both ends of the leash. Eight lucky finalists and their human companions will be flown to Hollywood for a star-studded awards gala, which will […]

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Natural Pets TV Dog Edition Episode 3 Holistic Approaches to Medical Treatments

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I appreciate my partnership with Pet World Insider to help spread my message of holistic pet health to dog and cat owners on a world-wide basis. Natural Pets TV is a new series of YouTube videos from Pet World Insider dedicated to the promotion of the health of our canine and feline friends.   In episode […]

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Embrace Pet Insurance Podcast: Pet First Aid with Dr. Patrick Mahaney

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Are you aware that you (as the pet owner) can provide varying degrees of first aid when your canine or feline companion is in need?  Of course, some conditions need evaluation and treatment by a veterinarian, but owners are the first line of defense in starting (or completing) the treatment process for a variety of […]

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Memorial for Olivia the Lhasa Apso

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A challenging part my job as a veterinarian is guiding my clients through the process of saying goodbye to a beloved pet. Recently, I had to send a sweet, senior pooch named Olivia across the rainbow bridge.   Olivia had many adventures under her collar and she lived life quite well with her human mother, Jane […]

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5 OTC Meds Your Pet Can Take—And 5 That Can Be Toxic

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Are you aware that your pet may take some of the same medications that we humans take?   Antibiotics, pain-numbing drugs, antihistmaines, and more that are generally prescribed by doctors for people may also be used in pets.   There are also some over-the-counter (OTC) medications that pets can take.  OTC medications are available without […]

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