I didn’t want to be a veterinarian when I was growing up. I loved animals, but I wanted to be a marine biologist. Of course you know that’s not the way it turned out, and I bet you suspect an...

It seems cats have strong emotions about birthday cards that speak to them.     ...

  Many of us can fondly recall times we spent playing as children. What stands out most in those memories? We were… happy! And all too often as adults, that feeling of pure happiness is missing.   What...

JUST a Vet Tech greeted you at the door with a smiling face, even though we’ve been running around for 11 hours straight. Your pet was assessed by JUST a Vet Tech and, when we noticed he wasn’t stable,...

“I don’t know how you do this. It must be so hard.”   Inevitably, a client will say this to me when I come to their home to euthanize their pet. My stock answer (which is completely true) is...

  For many former inmates, it’s difficult to find work since they left prison. The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation seeks to rehabilitate the inmates while introducing them to another opportunity:...

Ever wondered what the heck the vet is trying to tell you? Don’t be shy! Ask those questions until you get answers that don’t sound like gibberish. Your pet’s health is too important!     ...

By Peter Weinstein DVM, MBA   Post offices, banks, doctor’s offices, motor vehicle departments, restaurants, veterinary clinics… They all have a similar reputation—they never seem to run on...

  Some of us need that lukewarm glass of milk, a lifesize Tom Selleck body pillow (just me?), or our moms to tuck us in.  This short video from National Geographic gives you surprising facts on...

Today I saved a litter of kittens I’ve euthanized a thousand times. And it felt amazing.   I was the director of veterinary services at a municipal open admission shelter for over two years....