Worried about the canine flu? So are we.

The influenza virus has a long history of scaring people.  Flu pandemics killed millions throughout the 17th and 18th century, and the global war path of the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic still haunts us today.  Luckily, modern sanitation practices and antibiotics have brought the mortality rate down to less than 0.1% in developed countries, but [...]

By | 2017-10-06T07:25:54+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

That Awkward Pet Food Discussion

As a veterinarian with a special interest in nutrition, I will admit that I take your pet food choices WAY too personally.  It’s just that nutrition is probably the single most important factor under our control in optimizing a pet’s health.  Don’t get me wrong, parasite control and vaccines are very important.  But obesity is [...]

By | 2017-10-06T07:26:08+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments