Being a Licensed Veterinary Technician working in a small animal and exotic practice for over a decade I’ve seen my fair share of ill exotic pets over the years. So, when an appointment popped up...

This week on the Cone… Dr. Andy Roark asks for help from veterinary dentist extraordinaire Dr. Donnell Hansen! Andy has a 5-year-old FS Golden Retriever with a “face that looks different.”...

I received a random act of kindness that profoundly changed my life. And it happened in one of what is probably the unlikelier places for it: the parking garage of the Philadelphia International Airport....

This week on the Cone… Dr. Andy Roark sits down with the amazing Dr. Sarah Boston to discuss her recent article called “If Only We Could Do Something About Bulldogs.” They talk...

Weekends are all about simple joys, Like sitting down and reading books to my boys. One day as I sat to read Goodnight Moon, From my phone was a familiar tune.  For this was not uncommon...

It’s the CONE OF SHAME SHOW! In this episode, Dr. Andy Roark and David Liss RVT, VTS (SAIM, ECC) talk about treating the HBC dogs that walk into your clinic with nice, pink mucous membranes...

Not too long ago, I was put in a position that was out of my control and my thoughts drifted into a negative space. I was hurt and felt like maybe my voice should be silenced. Maybe I didn’t belong...

This week on the Cone… Dr. Andy Roark asks an amazing exotic animal veterinarian for help with a lethargic Cockatoo. When you don’t generally see birds and then one needs your help…...

I’ll admit it, I’m one of those people who wanted to be a veterinarian since I knew I had to have a “grown-up job.” I read James Herriot over and over as a kid and had high expectations for what...

This week on the Cone of Shame Veterinary Podcast, Dr. Andy Roark interviews Brennen McKenzie, VMD, MSc of The SkeptVet. They’ll talk all about his new book, “Placebos for Pets? The Truth...