Can I give my dog ibuprofen?

Q:  I have 4 yr old Bichon.  Since last night she is in pain, shaking, hiding all night behind the bed.  She has a fever of 102 degrees.  Can I give her some ibuprofen? A:  Absolutely not!  Like most over the counter medications labeled for people, ibuprofen can be...

Mass on teat..swollen eye.. related?

Q:  My 7 year old hound has a large, swollen gland or tear duct on the inside of her eye and another large, round mass in one of her teats.  She has had three litters, but not since three years ago.  The eye has pus coming from behind the mass, but she hasn’t...

Buying your prescriptions online vs through your veterinarian

Recently one particular online pet food supplier decided to aggressively expand into veterinary drug sales. As an initial strategy, they are selling some medications for even lower prices than veterinarians can purchase them! Selling medications at a loss is a tactic...