When my friend, the gifted veterinary surgeon Dr. Jenn Wardlaw at Gateway Veterinary Surgery in St. Louis, told me she had just finished lecturing to veterinarians about joint supplements, I got...

Toenail trims… This phrase strikes fear (and frustration) into the hearts of countless dog and cat owners across the globe. In this episode of Ask Dr. Andy, I’ll give you my 2 best tips for...

I love cats. I love them as companions and as patients. Sure, sometimes they’re not so happy to see me in the clinic, but I work hard to help both cats and their humans relax.   One of the...

The internet is a scary place for getting advice about pets! Some people have very strong opinions that simply aren’t supported by facts, research, or even common sense. In our Vets Read Bad Pet...

At this point, we all know pet dental health is extremely important for extending the life of your pet as long as possible. It’s also no secret that anesthesia makes some people nervous. So, are...

You might recognize propylene glycol as an ingredient in some kinds of antifreeze… or as an ingredient in your dog’s food. What?? Yup. It’s often in there.     So WHY is it...

When your dog gets an upset stomach, it’s natural to want to help him. That’s why I get so many questions about over-the-counter medications like Pepto Bismol. Here’s what you need to know about...

I can’t take a pass on this one. Today, I’m cutting through all the smoke to answer a burning question: “Can marijuana help pets in pain?” Here’s my answer:     I...

1. Some dogs had a tough week at their jobs 2. Whether it was babysitting 3. Or international negotiations 4. Some were caught red handed indulging in executive-only privileges 5. While some resisted...

By: Meg Pierson   I have an actor friend with tremendous talent and a love of literature. One day while we were walking together after a Shakespeare in the Park performance, she revealed a long-time...