If you ask employees what would make them feel appreciated, you will notice that many of them will say that they would simply appreciate a “thank you” or “good job”. You can increase wages, benefits...

Your dog is scratching, your cat is itching and you just noticed a little red spot on your own ankle. Yup – you have a flea problem. Your first inclination might be to run to closest supermarket...

You never forget your first patient. This is the story of mine and how he shaped the rest of my career as a vet. The first three years of vet school you sit in lectures, watch others, and learn from the...

Never want to eat a burrito again? Check out the following story, submitted by @geminivet on the @DrAndyRoark Instagram. “A first time pet owner called and was describing tapeworm proglottids on...

Whether you’re giving it, receiving it or bestowing it upon yourself, forgiveness is one of the most beautiful things in our lives. Forgiveness is a universal healer. It doesn’t really matter if the...

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...

My vet school class was somewhat infamous for the number of women who became pregnant in school. I say infamous because it was not viewed as a good thing by many so much as a terrible, horrible mistake...

Can you give Pepto Bismol to pets? The suspiciously pink substance has helped your stomach, but is it okay for your furry friend? In this episode of Ask Dr. Andy, Dr. Roark covers three things you need...

My dad was a coach.  I spent countless hours by his side as I was growing up, first as the water boy and then as a player.  Until recently, I didn’t understand how the lessons he taught me through...

  Spaghetti and roundworms and heartworms – oh my! These are the 6 foods vet med has ruined for veterinary professionals, based on the responses you gave on the @DrAndyRoark Instagram. Warning:...