The Wild, the Weird, and the Wacky: Unfamiliar Species

After spending 12 hours on a strange Sunday on emergency call, going back and forth all day between two locations to treat two horses who decided to live, I beg ...

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New York Times article rocks veterinary profession

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Veterinarians serve family-health role in suspected zoonoses

Photo by Dr. Radford Davis Dr. Radford Davis, an authority in zoonoses, is not particularly worried about catching any diseases from his dog, Midnight.

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Do Dogs Even Get Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

One night after Halloween, the emergency clinic where I was working received an odd call. “Animal Emergency, may we help you?” “Umm….our puppy has been acting s ...

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Proposals to tax veterinary services draw fire

Photo courtesy of West Suburban Veterinary Hospital Dr. Gary Thompson in Ohio believes that taxing sales of veterinary services will hurt the businesses of ve ...

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Snake Bites: Prevention and Treatment

Most snakes will try to avoid you or your pets; snakes typically bite only as a last resort. But while you may wisely decide to simply walk away when you encoun ...

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