Your Pet Was Diagnosed with Cancer – Now What?
Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death of cats and dogs in the United States. Nearly one in every four dogs and one in every five cats will develop cancer in their lifetime. The good news is that there are many options for treatment that can help pets live longer, more comfortable lives. The following is intended to provide initial information on how to move forward after…
Snakebites and Your Pet: What if a Venomous Snake Strikes?
July 7, 2022
The sun is shining, and the outdoors are calling! Whether you are enjoying a hike or a nice afternoon in the yard with your pet, it’s important to remember that snakes enjoy the warmer weather, too. A curious pet and a venomous snake is a combination that can end in life-threatening snakebites. If your pet is bitten, knowing how to respond can make all the difference for your pet’s wellbeing. Avoiding Snake Encounters…
Tips for Choosing a New Dog
My family recently adopted a Golden Retriever named Sir Woodford Bibble (it’s a long story), and we could not be more excited to have introduced him into our home and hearts. Although the adoption process was speedy, and the learning curve steep, this was a moment we had planned and waited for over the course of nearly a year. As veterinarians, my wife and I know the many implications of pet ownership; from the…