With the advent of Yoga becoming more and more popular, I have decided to join the bandwagon and make our downstairs (which used to be a playroom) into a studio. I have collected mirrors from garage sales, and placed them haphazardly throughout the room. I also invested in a smartRead more
Whether you're going on an extended road trip this summer or just bringing Fido along for a short drive around town, there are a few important tips to remember in order to keep your pup safe in the car.
Under no circumstances should an animal be left in a car in the summer heat.Read more
After practicing for 30 years, I would not think that I could still learn more new techniques. Well, I did- a new surgical approach, and an introduction to regenerative medicine.
But this is not about cruciate repair, but instead about a new modality for joint repair called "PlateletRead more
Bringing a new puppy into your home will change your life forever. Puppies are definitely a lot of work, but they also bring plenty of joy to your world. Whether you are getting your first puppy or just need a refresher course, here's what you'll need to know to get your puppy onRead more
Dental disease is more than just a cosmetic issue.
When your feline friend or canine companion has red gums, yellow teeth, and stinky breath, it could be a sign of serious oral disease that could, if left untreated, lead to devastating effects on your pet’s quality of life.Read more
When I am tired, and I don't want to go outside, it is so easy to just lie around and spend wasteful time on social media. I sometimes look up, and realize an hour has gone by, and except for reading, nothing productive has been accomplished. Then I look at the brown eyes of my dogRead more
The weather this time of year can be rough for many of us. Dealing with the cold winter elements and what it does to our skin, can be challenging. Imagine walking in the snow and ice in bare feet!
Exposure to winter’s cold air and rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws andRead more
Thirty years ago, specialists were rare. Nowadays, they are plentiful. The difference is, now young vets feel most diseases need to be seen by a specialist and get mired in decision making. They need a "specialist" to agree with their disease before treating it. This is fine, butRead more
Halloween can be a festive and fun time for children and families. But for pets? Let's face it, it can be a nightmare. Skip the stress and keep your pets safe this year by following these 10 easy tips.
1. Trick-or-treat candies are not for pets.
All forms of chocolate—especially
As we do every November 11, we remember the veterans who fought for our freedom, and remember why history is so important. My father was a POW of WWII, and although he never spoke of it very willingly, when he did, we sat with reverence and listened to his stories. But on last yearsRead more