Avian Biosecurity

Any springtime trip to the local farm supply store is certain to fill your ears with the sound of chirping baby chicks. More and more people are populating their yards or farms with chickens or other types of birds. Bird owners, especially poultry farmers, play an...

Q: What is the best way to manage my pet’s arthritis?

A: There are almost as many answers to this question as there are pets with osteoarthritis. The best strategy is usually to employ a multi-modal protocol. In other words, combining multiple therapeutic options often produces the best results. This column will discuss...

Q: When is the right time to put my pet to sleep?

A: This is one of the most difficult questions that veterinarians face on a daily basis. The answer has a little bit to do with medical judgement, but much more to do with value judgements. When a pet is in uncontrollable pain, I believe veterinarians have the...