Everyday Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Dog

We’ve all been told of the danger of feeding table scraps to our pets.  Yet some dog owners find it hard to say no when their beloved (and adorable) pet begs for a handout.  It’s important to note, however, that dogs and humans have different metabolisms, and some foods that are perfectly safe for us to eat can be downright …

3 Things They Never Taught Me in Vet School

I was one of those kids that knew that I always wanted to be a veterinarian.  Since the age of 5 my whole life revolved around becoming an animal doctor.  Twenty years later that became a reality when I graduated from veterinary college.  Little did I know that vet school only teaches you the medicine, and it is only through …

Why An Annual Exam is SO Important For Your Pet

Sometimes I hear clients say “My pet seems perfectly fine, why does he need an annual exam if there are no vaccines due?”  Well, I ask you, just because your mouth feels fine and you brush your teeth, why do you need to see the dentist?  Only the experts can find hidden dangers and act quickly to prevent big problems. …