When I have a patient in the hospital, here are my requirements: – They have to have pain control – They have to have food – They have to be well hydrated – They have to be eliminating...

We all have those patients we can’t forget. @DrZclimbing shared a story on Instagram about a Great Dane that (eventually) became grateful for a live-saving surgery. “I have a wonderful 2-year-old...

Dr. Andy Roark spoke at my veterinary school graduation. I remember being inspired by his words; his advice and wishes for our future were so…right, so applicable, so funny. Now, I don’t remember anything...

I have been a small animal veterinarian for over sixteen years. In all those years, I have had a lot of successful cases. Along the way, I have also had my fair share of cases I would consider failures....

Well, the day we’ve been waiting for is finally here. No more political commercials! This has been a tough few months guys; as if practicing veterinary medicine isn’t hard enough, we’ve...

To celebrate Adopt a Senior Pet Month, we asked the @DrAndyRoark Instagram followers to share why they believe in adopting senior pets. Here’s what they had to say: 1. “I love senior pets because...

The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) is seeking participants in the National Credential Initiative survey. The goal of NAVTA’s National Credential Initiative is...

It’s a wonderful time of year! The air is crisp, the leaves are starting to change color, and you can get a PSL (a pumpkin spice latte for those of you not on the band wagon) wherever you go! So, what...

Have you found a lump or bump on your pet? Don’t ignore it! Instead, take the steps Dr. Andy Roark outlines in this episode of Cone of Shame. 1. Write down where it is located. via GIPHY 2. Measure...

It was a Sunday afternoon in August 2002 and I was visiting my brother. He had just come home from a camping trip with his friends. On the camping trip, he was hit in the eye with a piece of firewood and...