by Kate Spencer
No one ever exactly wakes up one morning and thinks to themselves, Gee, today I think I want to bring a shoe-eating, yard-digging, cat-chasing, cord-chewing creature into my home! Yes, won’t that be grand!
by Jason Merrihew
Although we all face professional and personal challenges every day, my problem solving skills and ability to adapt to adversity directly stem from my childhood. Growing up in a small western Nebraska town with physical abnormalities, I felt a constant spotlight was shown on me because I was “... [More]
by Sarah Rumple
Jack was my first-born baby.
My husband and I had just bought our first home together--a beautiful brick bungalow in a vibrant Denver neighborhood--and things were just about perfect. The only thing missing from the picture-perfect life we were creating together was a dog. We were young, fun, ... [More]
by Nancy Kay, DVM
Caring for an aged pet can be a mixed blessing. What a glorious achievement that your cat or dog has become a senior citizen. However, now it is incumbent upon you to recognize and care for special medical needs created by the aging process. Age-related problems can progress so slowly that t... [More]
by Nancy Kay, DVM
Photo Credit: Susie Schlesinger
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) have just jointly published Canine and Feline Preventive Healthcare Guidelines . These guidelines are being distributed to veterinarians throughout the United State... [More]
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