German Shepherd Dog

Can FlexPet help a German Shepherd Dog with Degenerative Myelopathy?

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This article originally appeared on my ongoing series of articles for Flexcin International, Inc as  Can FlexPet help a German Shepherd Dog with Degenerative Myelopathy? At Flexcin, we’re committed to the health, comfort, and mobility of both humans and pets. To best engage our customers, we’ve created a tool on the FlexPet website where you can ask me, Dr. Patrick […]

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Memorial for Nike the German Shepherd Dog

Rory and Nike

Transitioning from one year to the next always permits reflection on my current place in life, especially regarding the relationship I have with my canine companion, Cardiff. We had a sad end to 2011 in losing our friend and neighbor Nike, the German Shepherd Dog. Nike was a truly amazing girl. I first got to […]

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Greenberg Movie Dog Has IMHA Just Like Me

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Recently, my dads watched a pay per view movie in their hotel room called “Greenberg.” I know my one dad was really looking forward to seeing this movie, yet he was largely disappointed but for some interesting portrayals of Los Angeles veterinary hospitals and my illness, IMHA (Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia- See Veterinary Partner link). […]

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Please Send Nike Well Wishes as She Recovers from Bloat Surgery

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Whenever I have canine patient walk (or be carried) in for evaluation of a suspected Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV= “bloat”), I always have great sympathy for both the dog and owner. GDV an incredibly uncomfortable, life threatening abnormality that requires and emergency surgical correction. The postoperative period always requires intensive care monitoring over a series […]

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