An unusual eye health condition cured through diet: Pannus

Pannus is when a film or dark coloring grows across the surface of the eye, the cornea. This condition happens in dogs, especially German Shepherds, but really any breed. Typical treatment uses several different types of eye ointments; the ointments can be quite...
Cooking for Fluffy & Fido in the Real World

Cooking for Fluffy & Fido in the Real World

In the real world, most of us work long hours, many people work second jobs in order to make ends meet. The idea of having to cook for one more member of the family can be overwhelming, enough that pet owners can just throw up their hands and say “forget it I’ll take...
Dog Flu Numbers Reach Epidemic Numbers In Chicago says CNN

Dog Flu Numbers Reach Epidemic Numbers In Chicago says CNN

CNN recently reported that more than 1000 dogs in Chicago have been diagnosed with canine flu… resulting in at least five deaths. As dog lovers, pet owners and a veterinary clinic, this story has — obviously — been one we’ve watched carefully. Due to the increasing...
Cooking for Fluffy & Fido in the Real World

The “Food Talk”

If you’ve been to my clinic for an appointment or we’ve shared a virtual phone consult, you’ve most likely heard my “food talk.” In fact, for a while, new clients would come in expecting to receive the “food talk;” that’s why they were here. Maybe it’s been a while...
How a Diet Change Brought Out the True Misty

How a Diet Change Brought Out the True Misty

Misty is a five-year-old mixed breed cutie. Her mom was feeding her very high quality, grain free dry food and Misty was having amazing issues with her waist. Essentially, she was being fed half of what her weight recommendation was and her waist was expanding. She...

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