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  • Mold: The Silent Home Toxin Sickening Your Dog

    While the impact of mold in humans is well-documented, the effect that it can have on pets is less understood. But it’s important to know that mold in the home can be toxic to dogs, and could be the cause of ongoing health problems.
  • 6 Tips for a Pet-Safe Labor Day Weekend

    Labor Day Weekend is a joyous holiday celebrated by many with a family, friends, and FOOD to mark the end of summer. However, be sure to keep your pets' happy and healthy this weekend by keeping an eye out for these hidden dangers... 
  • 5 Types of Pet Owners Driving Veterinarians Crazy

    Nearly every Veterinarian I know got into the world of animal care for the same reasons - a love for all animals and the desire to help them. However, there’s one aspect of running a veterinary practice that many are not prepared for… the human element! 

     
  • Playing Favorites: The Abuse of Power to Control Pet Food Ingredients

    The question now lingers – will AAFCO see legal action from these suppliers that were essentially eliminated from the animal feed supply chain? There are millions of dollars at stake here. Has the AAFCO board finally met their match?
  • FDA Leaves Pet Owners in the Lurch

    Day One of AAFCO Annual Meeting August 2019 and I’ve already got steam coming out my ears!
  • The Wrong and Right Foods for your Pets' Personality

    Are you feeding your pet based on their personality profile? Take the Pet Personality Profile Quiz now! Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine th...
  • Helping Pets With Noise Phobias

    July 4th celebrations are right around the corner, bringing with them fireworks, sparklers, and cap guns, all of which can be frightening for even...
  • Treating Arthritis Naturally

    I get questions in my inbox on a daily basis from pet owners looking for natural treatments for painful arthritic pets. Arthritis is extremely com...
  • Flea and Tick Prevention Revisited

    Spring has sprung and with that comes the fear of flea and tick infestation. I have made it well-known that I do not recommend or prescribe ora...
  • Veterinarian's Oath

    "All veterinarians take this oath upon graduation from veterinary college, being admitted into the field of veterinary medicine to practice wisely...
  • Overuse of Antibiotics

    Antibiotics are important medications; it would be difficult to overstate the benefits in treating bacterial infections, preventing the spread of ...
  • To Spay or Not to Spay?

    Before I became involved with holistic medicine, I would have said that all pets should be spayed or neutered at six months of age before the fema...