Does Hilton have the best customer service, hire the right people or are there just nice people in this world? I heard the words I never wished to hear again: “Your Mother has had a brain bleed.  We...

Welcome to There, I Said It- a column where we give you, the reader, a chance to get something off your chest in an anonymous fashion. Be it embarrassing, frustrating, or just something you didn’t...

Those people who insist upon being the first at work in the morning and the last to leave at night share a common malady. They share it with people who don’t use their vacation time and who are the...

It’s no secret that cats like to do what they want, but what if your feline friend’s deepest desire is to jump all over the kitchen counters? If you’re sick of finding cat fur in all...

I have a recurring dream.  I’m back in school and finals are coming up.  I haven’t been to class once all semester.  I haven’t read a single book, taken a single quiz or submitted a single paper. ...

We’ve all heard them: excuses for not giving pets heartworm prevention. April is #HeartwormAwarenessMonth, so we headed to the @DrAndyRoark Instagram to see what kind of excuses you’re hearing...

Is it possible to practice good medicine AND make money? I believe the two are not exclusive to each other. Currently I am an instructor of Clinical Pathology for vet techs and pre-vet students. I have...

If there’s one thing we’re passionate about here at DrAndyRoark.com, it’s how to stay happy- at work as well as home. We get lots of questions about how to maintain healthy professional...

Ivermectin is a common ingredient in heartworm prevention, but perhaps you’ve heard it’s unsafe for certain dog breeds. In this episode of Ask Dr. Andy, Dr. Roark discusses the science behind...

I’d like to correct a logical error we, as veterinarians, have been making, that we should look at as more of a typo. In veterinary medicine we should change the spelling of alone to allone. I have...