Cases of canine influenza have been seen from California to Massachusetts in the last year. The virus is a serious health risk and dog owners need to be aware and prepared. Here’s what you need...

Last month I was at a veterinary conference in Orlando when I ran into Paul Nicoletti, DVM. His hair was thinner than I remember and he moved a little more slowly, but he still had his warm, magnetic...

Trying to get pet owners to comply with your dental health recommendations? Not easy. When you suggest Mrs. Smith use a finger toothbrush on her feisty calico, she’s probably more interested in...

  Veterinarians are a group of motivated, hard working, kick-butt individuals. Most of us spend 12-14 hours at our jobs daily, sometimes only to be on call for the entire night. We are perfectionists...

  It’s Friday night, and your dog is having an emergency. He got into your garbage, and you’re not sure what he ate. You’re panicking. Or maybe it’s Sunday afternoon, and you’re thinking...

  My Father was a talented physician. However, he spent his career in public health research and, as such, felt far removed from clinical medical practice. Growing up I always wished he could sign...

Choosing the right dog food can be a big task to to handle. Is grain-free the best option for your dog? Is there one diet that is right for your pet? Find out in this episode of Cone of Shame!     Never...

  Ever since I watched Doc Brown leap out of a frozen DeLorean and tell Marty McFly they’re going Back….to the Future, I’ve dreamed about all the ways time travel would make my life...

  In veterinary school, our ER clinicians had one rule that still sticks with me today: “Never talk badly about the referring DVM to a client.” One important reason for this rule is that the client’s...

Pet owners can’t always be with their pets while they’re at the clinic, but what if that wasn’t true? Would it affect how you act treat any patients (or team members)?       ...