Animal Health

Vet Advice on Caring for Your Pet’s Skin and Coat

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Proper grooming is an essential responsibility for any person in charge of caretaking a companion animal. This doesn’t mean only taking your dog to the groomer when his coat exudes a foul odor or when you cat is covered in hair mats. Grooming is an every-day obligation comparable to taking care of your own or […]

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Embrace Pet Insurance Podcast: Purebred vs. Mixed Breed Questions Answered by Dr. Patrick Mahaney

Whether you’re a breed loyalist or dedicated rescuer, there’s always more to learn about our four-legged best friends. The best pet for your home may not be one that would fit well in your neighbor’s. So how can we know what type of pet would make our ideal companion? In this month’s podcast, Chief Embracer […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Ebola in Pets and the Importance of Preventing Overvaccination on Pets Teach Us So Much Radio

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It was great to return as a guest on TPPC.tv radio. This time, we discuss Ebola in pets and the importance of preventing overvaccination in our companion canines and felines. To hear the full episode on-line, please click here. Thank you for reading this article.  Your questions and comments are completely welcome (I’ll respond). Please feel […]

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What Can Be Learned About Treating Cancer in Captive Apes?

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This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as What Can Be Learned About Treating Cancer in Captive Apes? For pet owners, receiving word that one’s beloved canine, feline, or animal companion of another species has cancer is one of the worst imaginable conversations that can be had with their […]

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Nose Jobs and Facelifts for Dogs on the Rise

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This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as Nose Jobs and Facelifts for Dogs on the Rise. I certainly enjoy my British news. The wry journalistic perspective on the role of celebrities in society often makes for an entertaining read and often serves as inspiration for my Pet-Lebrity News column on […]

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