1. Dog Saved by Viagra

    Another beneficial use of the most popular medication on the planet has turned up in veterinary medicine: Viagra AKA sildenafil citrate. I have recently learned its other miraculous uses other than the drug's emotionally and over-utilized beneficial side-effect. A wonderful cattle dog, Rat, was seen for weakness and exercise intolerance. Rat lived with his two owners in beautiful Topanga, the town…Read More

  2. The Importance of Veterinary Follow-Up Care

    I have witnessed the sad effects of the lack of verified understanding of instructions between pet owners and veterinarians both as a hospital clinician and working in the field as a housecall vet. The state of veterinary medicine with all its advancements to rival or even exceed human medical care is at a crossroads. The shortage of veterinarians and trained technicians, especially RVTs (Register…Read More

  3. Veterinary Home Care Providers Have Unique Insight

    Throughout my career in veterinary medicine, I have practiced both in numerous facilities as well as practicing as a mobile veterinarian since the mid-eighties. I have discovered that those vets who choose housecall practice have a unique insight into the health of the pet living in the home environment. While obtaining the history of my patient, I find myself looking around the home for factors t…Read More