Tracie Hotchner

Holistic Vets: Dr. Mahaney Covers Dental Health for Pets

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What kind of daily home dental care do you provide? I brush my dog Cardiff’s teeth every night. Yes, every night. I dip the bristles of a toothbrush into the liquid from DentAcetic wipes. I then follow up by using a DentAcetic wipe. This combination, especially the toothbrush aspect, has kept Cardiff’s teeth cleaner than […]

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“Medication Cocktail” for Senior Dogs — in Tasty ActivPhy Supplement Ball

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By what means do you get medications into your dog? The most common means are pills and liquids that are given orally. Other medications can be given via injection or transdermal gel (which absorbs through the skin into the bloodstream). Inability to get a medication into your pooch can lead to failure of treatment. Such […]

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My Godmother Joan Rivers Absolutely Loved Dogs

This article originally appeared on the Radio Pet Lady Network as My Godmother Joan Rivers Absolutely Loved Dogs  My Godmother Joan Rivers Absolutely Loved Dogs Joan Rivers was my godmother — and her daughter Melissa is my goddaughter. (We came together 43 years ago in Los Angeles, as East Coast transplants, and formed our own […]

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Media Projects and Press

In addition to my veterinary practice, I also spend my days doing pet-centric media projects. For media inquiries or to schedule me to provide veterinary expert content for television, radio, or in-person, please connect to me by sending an email to patrick@patrickmahaney.com Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family Canine Cancer Awareness Month National Pet Dental Health Month Avoiding Pet Over-Vaccination   […]

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Reemergence of H1N1 Influenza Virus in Wisconsin Cats Raises Important Public Health Concerns

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H1N1 Pumpkin photo by ChrisStreeter — Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic Just when you thought it was again safe to sneeze without covering your face with your elbow, 2009 H1N1 has made a reemergence in cats infected by their human owner. The H1N1 influenza virus, previously known as swine flu, is now termed […]

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