Sometimes we tell ourselves lies to make life easier. We say things like, “I was walking in and out of exam rooms all day long. That counts as exercise,” or “There’s a ban on cellphones in the...

  by Robin Dettman, DVM   Each day I come to work I think I truly have been blessed To work with dogs and cats and more A joy I have confessed. And though I love my job its true to see God’s...

Over the years, I have euthanized hundreds of dogs and cats for a multitude of behavioral issues that made their life with their families unsustainable. The vast majority of them were young and physically...

  One of the great things about being a vet is hearing the unique stories that make each of our patients special. I love finding out how each pet became a member of the family, especially when that...

  For many former inmates, it’s difficult to find work since they left prison. The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation seeks to rehabilitate the inmates while introducing them to another opportunity:...

  Some of us need that lukewarm glass of milk, a lifesize Tom Selleck body pillow (just me?), or our moms to tuck us in.  This short video from National Geographic gives you surprising facts on...

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...

For me, medicine has always had a deeply spiritual component. I often say little prayers for my patients and their owners, and it is for this reason that I started to think about what I would pray for...

Dear reader, I want to thank everyone who read my articles, watched my videos, came to my talks, or encouraged me in person or online. It was an incredible year, and I never would have had the chance to...