How a tooth abscess turned into blackmail

I have been practicing veterinary medicine for seventeen years and have owned by own practice for nearly twelve. Yet, this past week I had a brand new experience. For the first time ever, I had a client openly try to blackmail me! He came into my office and demanded...

Q: What do you recommend for preventive care in older pets?

A:  My practice offers two packages for older pets.  One is called the “Paws in Time” early detection program. It is designed to diagnose medical conditions as early as possible. We also offer a rider on our wellness plans that offer a monthly payment that covers all...

Q: Is second hand smoke harmful to pets?

A: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS), also known as “second hand smoke,” contains 20 known cancer causing agents, or carcinogens. Regular exposure to ETS has been associated with higher cancer rates in people. While pets have not been studied nearly as...