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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The Potentially Deadly Treat You’re Probably Giving Your Dog

Do you give your dog rawhide chews?  If so, you may want to consider many factors about rawhide’s preparation and potential health concerns associated with these common canine chews.     Learn my veterinary perspective in following article for Rover.com: The Potentially Deadly Treat You’re Probably Giving Your Dog   Click the above link to […]

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Canine and Feline Hip Dysplasia: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

One of the most common diagnoses that creates great cause for alarm among many pet owners is hip dysplasia.   Fortunately, having your dog or cat diagnosed with the condition does not mean a death sentence.  Instead, owners of hip dysplasia-affected pets should consider the option for surgical correction and must implement a series of […]

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Can I Get a Vet Who Makes House Calls? Yes, Please.

Remember back in the day when doctors made house calls to attend to their sick patients in the comfort of their own homes?  Well, house call medical practice never went away, but most people are so familiar with idea of going to the doctor or veterinary hospital to address their or their pet’s health concerns […]

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Where’s the Beef: Raw vs. Whole Cooked Food via The Hollywood Reporter

I’m so honored to have been asked to share my holistic veterinary perspective on whole food feeding for pets in The Hollywood Reporter.   The topic of raw vs cooked food is a controversial one in veterinary medicine and in the realm of pet caretaking in general and not all veterinarians think alike as to […]

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