Dog health advocacy

Ask A Vet Online: Second Opinion At Your Fingertips

Ask A Vet Online: Second Opinion At Your Fingertips

As technology evolves, there is more and more your veterinarian can do for your dog without your dog’s physical presence. One day, you might just have your smartphone collect vital data and transmit the information to your vet for assessment without the need for an office visit for most things. We are not that far yet but there is veterinary…

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Examine Your Dog’s Pee: What’s In The Urine? What You Can Notice On Your Own

Examine Your Dog’s Pee: What’s In The Urine? What You Can Notice On Your Own

Examining your dog’s urine can provide a great deal of information about their physical condition and health. Urine contains compounds produced by the body and monitoring them can provide valuable diagnostic clues. Changes in urination and urine quality can not only indicate problems within the urinary tract itself, but also a systemic disease. Urinary habits If you notice any of…

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Tailored Veterinary Solutions: Thinking Outside The Box

Tailored Veterinary Solutions: Thinking Outside The Box

Many conditions your dog might face have standard treatments and approaches. But one size doesn’t always fit all. You need to be able to discuss alternative options with your veterinarian. Grab your best tool for communicating with your veterinarian here. Looks like the boils, altered mental status, and heart failure were caused by renal cell carcinoma. I need your signature…

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Veterinary Prescribing Mistakes: Bubbles’ Medication Overdose

Veterinary Prescribing Mistakes: Bubbles’ Medication Overdose

Even the best veterinarian can make a mistake. Some, however, can put your dog’s life in danger. Because nobody is infallible, it is important to have in place enough checks to catch mistakes before they can harm your dog. Thank you, Judy Nelson, for sharing Bubbles’ story. Bubbles’ story Our ideas have really been interrupting Mom’s thoughts lately…or could it…

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