Have you heard on the news that peanut butter can kill dogs? This is important information for pet owners to be aware of. Is ALL peanut butter dangerous to dogs?     Generally speaking,...

There’s a growing trend among outstanding, caring, compassionate veterinarians around the world, and it’s not accessorizing for fall with jaunty cat-themed scarves (although I’m really pushing that...

Sedation is one of the major controversies in end-of-life care medicine. I’m grateful that it isn’t as rare as it once was. When I talk to veterinarians about sedation, this is what I hear from those...

  Veterinarians get a lot of credit for keeping pets healthy, but veterinary technicians are often the unsung heroes behind the scenes. If you haven’t hugged a vet tech recently (or respectfully...

Hey veterinarians, good news! Dr. Andy Roark presents a fool-proof guide to keeping your technicians irritated for the whole day! No need to thank us, just make sure you do number six frequently and with...

“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...

Looking for new ways to drive your veterinarian over the edge? Take a look at this short video so you can be “that client.” ...

by: Andy Roark DVM, MSc   On Sunday, June 7, veterinarian Austin Ayars died in an accident on his family farm. I’ve never even met him, but I have struggled with his death ever since I heard about...

By: Andy Roark DVM MSc I’m not going to post the graphic photo that goes along with these twisted words. If you are interested, it’s not hard to find. The image of the dead cat and the smiling human...

    Before my wife and I had children, we got a puppy together. Preparing for the dog was an elaborate process that involved reading everything we could get our hands on, picking just the right...