Allergies, Detox, and Your Pet

Allergies, Detox, and Your Pet

Itchy skin, greasy hair coat, ear infections, red skin, hot spots, shedding – these are all signs of allergies in dogs and cats. Sadly, allergies are a very common condition. And if we think about what our pets are experiencing while they are digging and...
Is It Really Vomit?

Is It Really Vomit?

I mean, what kind of a question is that? If it comes up out of the mouth and should’ve stayed down, then it must be vomit, right? But wait! There are a couple of different mechanisms that bring food or liquid back up out of the mouth and we have to distinguish between...
Hormones and Pets

Hormones and Pets

We talk about hormone imbalances in people all the time – yet the language seems to be different when it comes to pets. Should we talk about hormones problems in pets and are the health connections the same? We actually do have quite a bit of similarity between...
Business must be good-veterinarians are shaming their clients

Business must be good-veterinarians are shaming their clients

Remember the days of cat and dog shaming? Really cute pictures on the Internet with signs where the pet was admitting to silly things like destroying the trash? The ante has been upped! Now, when pet owners go to a veterinarian, if the veterinarian doesn’t agree with...
LarPar (Laryngeal Paralysis) – What Do You Need to Know?

LarPar (Laryngeal Paralysis) – What Do You Need to Know?

Much of what we know about laryngeal paralysis (LarPar or LP) comes from horses. In horses, it’s sometimes called “roaring”; horses on the track will make strange breath sounds when running hard when they have LP such that they sound like they are roaring. But first,...
The Common, but Unexpected, Cause of Ear Infections

The Common, but Unexpected, Cause of Ear Infections

Ear infections are common in both cats and dogs. And they are painful! Affected dogs and cats will often rub their head, whimper, hold their head sideways, and flinch when touched. The ear can be hot, swollen, smelly, and sometimes have a discharge. Occasionally, pets...

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