pet safety

Pet Food Safety During the Holidays

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Digestive tract upset, including vomiting, diarrhea, and anorexia (decreased appetite) are the typical reasons motivating owners to bring their pet in for veterinary examination, diagnostic testing, and treatment. This observation stems from the trend for pets to receive table foods that they otherwise may not be used to eating during winter holidays. Learn about my […]

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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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Titer Test: Safer for Your Pet Than Routine Vaccines, and at an Affordable Cost

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I always enjoy sharing the perspective of likeminded fellow veterinarians and other pet-industry writers. Prevention of illness resulting from vaccinations is particularly close to me, as my own dog Cardiff suffers from immune-mediated disease (Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia) potentially correlating with vaccinations. Such is why I recommend performing antibody titers, like Spectrum Labs’ VacciCheck (link […]

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Premiere Screening of “My Friend: Changing the Journey”

This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s Pet-Lebrity News column on Pet360 as Premiere Screening of “My Friend: Changing the Journey  It was such an honor to be asked to participate in My Friend: Changing the Journey, a documentary about canine cancer created by the Canine Lymphoma Education Awareness and Research (CLEAR) Foundation. I have a personal connection […]

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Highlights of the 2014 Holistic Veterinary Conference

This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as Highlights of the 2014 Holistic Veterinary Conference. I recently had the pleasure of attending the 2014 American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association(AHVMA) Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon. It was my first opportunity to go as a conference participant (as we veterinarians regularly must […]

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