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When euthanasia goes wrong

My 180 pound Alaskan Malamute was taken to Three Trails Animal Hospital on December 10, 2012, where Dr. Rhodes’ opinion was that Grizz had lymphoma. I left with a prescription for prednisone, and no hope. In the early morning hours of December 21, Grizz could no longer walk, so in a few hours myself, roommate, […]

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How to Behave in a Vet Office

We’ve spent many hours in veterinary waiting room and have had the opportunity to observe behaviors – 2-legged and 4-legged. We are amazed at some of the lack of courtesy displayed which can turn dangerous for some pets and people. We understand that many pets are very well trained, but a vet’s office is very […]

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Choosing a Vet for Your Exotic Pet

Finding a veterinarian for your exotic pet may not be simple and is best done before adoption, so you don’t discover too late that you can’t provide your pet with adequate health care. Veterinarian schools focus on common domesticated animals so many vets aren’t trained to care for some of the more exotic pets. Your […]

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How to Choose a Vet

There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a vet. Below are some tips and recommendations on finding a qualified vet for your pet. Contents 1 Where to find a vet 2 Questions to ask a prospective vet 3 Special issues relating to dogs 4 Special issues relating to cats 5 Special issues […]

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FDA: 10 Medical Questions to Ask Your Vet

The FDA (Food & Drug Administration) has posted these important questions to ask your vet when your pet must take medication. To prevent or treat an illness in your pet, your veterinarian may prescribe a medication. Understanding important information about the medication and how to treat your pet can help your animal’s recovery or continued […]

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Second Opinions in Veterinary Practice

When your pet is not well, the first person you turn to for help is the veterinarian. Sometimes, when emergencies or sudden illnesses occur, we need the services of 24 hour emergency hospitals. Some procedures need immediate attention and should be seen ASAP. Some situations allow a “band-aid” solution until further treatment can be given. […]

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Latest News from AVMA shows Increase in Female Vets

The latest data from The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) shows that for the first time there are now more AVMA members than ever before with a total of 79,432 vets as of December 31, 2009. And for the first time in history, there are more female than male veterinarians! In 2009 female vets (44,802) […]

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Help is out there for people who can’t pay for vet bills

As many Americans are dealing with terrible financial times right now, it’s good to know the Humane Society of the United States is trying to make sure no pet goes without the proper health care. They have listed some tips to help everyone struggling to make ends meet, find alternative options to pay for their […]

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Generation Vet

Generation Vet Generation Vet is an online graphic novel created by veterinarian Hillary Israeli, VMD and illustrator Phillip Barnes. It provides insight to pet owners about what it’s like to be a contemporary veterinarian. The main story is published in two-to-three-minute minisodes around the 15th of every month (since September 2009). Each minisode has an […]

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Finding a Vet for Your Horse

It’s important for you to find the right vet to take care of your horse. After all, your horse is a very dear friend and you want the best care for him/her. The vet you choose should share your love of horses. One of the best ways to find a suitable vet is to talk […]