Animal Health

The Vets Will See You Now via Real Simple Magazine October 2018

Have you wondered about those red bumps under your cat’s chin?  How about the best means to keep your senior hound healthy?  What about the chronic discharge running from your rabbit’s eyes?   If the above questions have ever come across your mind, then some answers are available via the October 2018 edition of Real […]

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Canine and Feline Heart Disease: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Heart disease is one diagnosis that greatly concerns many pet owners when it is given to a canine, feline, or other animal companion by the veterinarian overseeing the pet’s health.   Fortunately, there are many types and varying degrees of severity when it comes to heart disease.  If your pet is diagnosed with a heart […]

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Memorial for Hudson the Dog

One of the most-challenging parts of my job as a veterinarian is guiding my clients through the process of bidding farewell to a beloved canine or feline companion. Recently, I had to help a sweet, senior mixed-breed named Hudson cross the rainbow bridge.    Hudson was my patient for the past seven years and ultimately […]

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The Dog Food Brands Veterinarians Feed Their Own Pets via Reader’s Digest

What a veterinarian chooses to feed of his or her pets is a topic that has innumerable answers. Each veterinary practitioner has a unique perspective on what is perceived to be the most-appropriate food for one’s own pets and patients.   I really feel that the way I approach my own nutrition comes across in […]

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Veterinarians Answer: Does Chewing Promote Dental Health?

Jana Rade again called upon me and some of my fellow veterinary colleagues for Dawg Business.  This time we veterinarians are lending our perspective on our canine patients’ oral cavities (i.e. their mouths).  More-specifically, do we feel that that chewing benefits dental health?   I’m a fan of having my canine (and feline) patients chew on […]

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