Working with Veterinarians

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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Veterinary Reasonable Expectations: The Ability to Discuss Your Internet Research With Your Vet

Veterinary Reasonable Expectations: The Ability to Discuss Your Internet Research With Your Vet

Does your veterinarian welcome or frown upon your internet research? This is the sixth part of an ongoing series describing how people are developing new expectations when it comes to veterinary care for their pets. Parts one through five can be found at http://www.speakingforspot.com. Please take your time with this one- I realize it is a lengthy post, but there…

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Seeking a Second Opinion for Your Dog

Seeking a Second Opinion for Your Dog

Choosing the right veterinarian and knowing when to seek a second opinion can be the difference between sickness and health, and sometimes the life and death of your dog. If there is a single take-home point of my blog, it is this—your dog’s health is ultimately in your hands. Making the right decisions for your dog is your responsibility, and…

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