Debarking Debate

Ventriculocordectomy to de-vocalize dogs should be a procedure abandoned and lost to history. So…are we really still having a debate about the legitimacy of de-barking procedures? Sarcasm is not my usual state of being so the incredulity in my...

Spring Weather Preparedness

Spring Has Sprung! Watch Out for Wild Weather!

Tornadoes, lightning, floods, rip currents and early season heat - spring dangers rampage across the United States throughout March, April and May. And there’s one hazard that can strike...

Think Positive

Daily affirmations were not invented by Saturday Night Live's Stuart Smalley, but this character played by comedian Al Franken popularized - though undoubtedly also mocked - the idea of affirmations. Even if you don't know the origin, I'm sure...

Careful Observation in Veterinary Medicine

Though his novels were penned in the latter portion of the 19th century, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s character Sherlock Holmes continues to captivate modern readers. What about Sherlock Holmes remains so fascinating to us? As a physician, Conan...