Andy Roark DVM MS

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As veterinary professionals, we are compassionate. We empathize when pets are sick, and we try our best to comfort clients. However, we’re only human. Sometimes we say the wrong thing, and some seriously...

Does your cat suffer from hairball issues? In this episode of Ask Dr. Andy, Dr. Andy Roark shares tips to prevent and control hairballs. ...

Without a doubt, people’s abundant love for coconut oil has made its way into the pet nutrition realm. People go Coco-Nuts for coconut oil! So why am I not going Coco-Nuts? Let me tell you. Let’s...

Cats are often depicted as loving milk, but is it safe for them to have? In this episode of Ask Dr. Andy, Dr. Andy Roark discusses the reality of cats and cow’s milk. ...

Yes, veterinarians need to check stool samples. No, pet owners do not always choose the most normal options for getting the sample to the clinic. Here are 10 of the weirdest containers veterinary professionals...

Veterinary clients always like to keep us on our toes, and vet med certainly has a special way of ruining certain foods for us. Here’s a story based on a tale @llwise shared on the @DrAndyRoark Instagram. A...

Looking for the strange sensation that you don’t own your cat because your cat actually owns you? Try prescription Purrfectis.     (Via The Pet Effect) ...

Pets can’t talk, but they do have some sweet – and some questionable – ways of showing they care. We asked the @DrAndyRoark Instagram followers to tell us how they know their pets love...

Depression? Allergies? ThePetEffect.org suggests prescription-strength dog. ...

Veterinary CSRs often have pretty full to-do lists. On the @DrAndyRoark Instagram, we asked them what co-workers can do to make them feel appreciated or make their days easier. Here’s what they had...