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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4 Red-Flag Ingredients Sneaking Into Your Pet Food

I’m always enthused to share my holistic veterinary perspective on a variety of pet health topics, but having the opportunity to speak on the topic of nutrition is especially important to me.   I’m a firm believer that feeding your pet a nutritionally complete and balanced, human-grade, whole-food diet is the healthier option as compared […]

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Memorial for Marley the Chihuahua

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Part of my job as a veterinarian involves seeing my clients through the process of saying goodbye to a beloved canine or feline companion. Recently, a sweet, senior Chihuahua named Marley crossed the rainbow bridge. I took on Marley as my patient in her later years after she was diagnosed with a life-altering illness, but […]

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