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  • Is Your Pet Over-Vaccinated?

    There is no "one size fits all" approach to vaccines. Vaccines can and do cause allergic reactions and chronic illness. Choose wisely.
  • Veterinarian's Oath

    "All veterinarians take this oath upon graduation from veterinary college, being admitted into the field of veterinary medicine to practice wisely...
  • Veterinarians Need to Use Common Sense

    I recently received this email: My 5 month old 8lb Cavapoo just went to the vet. I am a new dog owner, I’ve never had an animal and I apparently...
  • Five Genetic Diseases of Boxers

    Boxers are a wonderful breed of dog, friendly, loyal, and energetic. Unfortunately, they can also fall victim to genetic diseases that will shorte...
  • Kennel Cough

    Also known as infectious tracheobronchitis, kennel cough can have many causes. The most common is a bacterium, Bordetella bronchiseptica, but many...
  • Rabies Vaccinations Part Two

    This is a tale of two veterinarians practicing thousands of miles from each other in the United States. These two veterinarians have something in ...
  • Veterinarians Don't Understand Immunology

    This is a tale of two veterinarians practicing thousands of miles from each other in the United States. These two veterinarians have something in ...
  • Microchip Fears

    Lately there has been a lot of social media chatter regarding the dangers of microchips in pets. Before we talk about the pitfalls, let's look at ...
  • Puppy and Kitten Vaccinations - How Many??

    Pet vaccination strategies are constantly changing; there is controversy over the ideal protocol. I feel that, unfortunately, most puppies and kit...
  • Vaccination Debate

    This is an excerpt from my book From Needles to Natural: Learning Holistic Pet Healing.  "For years, dogs and cats have been bombarded with anywhe...
  • Flu Season Arriving Soon To A Town Near You

    My 80-year-old parents just spent the morning getting their annual flu vaccine at the grocery store, so I guess it's time to talk about influenza....
  • Start Your Babies Out Right

    My staff was crazy busy the other day with a bunch of sick, geriatric patients, and someone was heard saying "We need puppies and kittens!" Person...