Ever wonder how a dog’s brain works? A new video on the subject from AsapSCIENCE just hit the interweb and is going viral. While some of it’s points may be slight over-simplifications, overall...

By: Andy Roark, DVM   In veterinary medicine, we all see pets that change us in lasting ways. Dolley, a Bernese Mountain Dog, was one of those patients for me.   Dolley was a dog that could be...

We all tend to have a slightly glamorous vision of veterinary careers. We like to imagine ourselves changing the lives of every client, patient and stray animal that crosses our path every single day.   Then...

  Bay Ridge Animal Hospital in Annapolis, Maryland, has come up with a Swift way to encourage people to use flea prevention: they made a video Taylored to pet owners. The video’s no love story,...

  If you haven’t seen the Simon’s Cat videos before, you’ve really been missing out. Now, the creator of this wonderful cartoon has released a compilation of short films featuring...

  Listen, your veterinarian really really wants to talk to you about something. This seems like a good time to show you what it is.       ...

  This week, Dr. Roark talks joint supplements in puppies of breeds at risk for hip dysplasia, arthritis, and joint problems. Is there any benefit to getting young dogs on joint supplements when they...

  If you work in veterinary medicine, some of this may ring a bell. I hope it’s a faint bell, and that you’re loving the progress we’re making in how we take care of pets.       ...

Years ago, I worked for a small animal clinic in Fleming Island, Florida. The area was becoming more developed, but there was still a lot of rural area around, with a majority of old country folks living...

It starts when we are children.  We’re not allowed to say “No.”  We must hug our Aunt, eat our food, brush our teeth, and go to bed . Yes, children need to obey, but are we pushing things too far?...