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Sit N Stay Pet Cafe

Veterinary techniciansare a very devoted group. It is not unusual for them to work all day at a veterinary hospital, then spend more of their day volunteering to help animals. Or, as in the case of Lauren Hicks, incorporating animal…

Dispose Of Unwanted Medicine Properly

“And, please, Mrs. Jones, give Fluffy the tablets until all are gone.” Everyone who has ever been dispensed medication has heard that admonition. Still, we see pet owners all the time who say, “I had some of Rover’s medicine left…

Will There Be Pets In Heaven?

Will there be pets in Heaven?  There are as many answers to this question as there are philosophies, with and without religion. So I don’t anticipate a total resolution of the question today. However, I would like to explore the concept…

FurCode Pet ID Tags

FurCode was good while it lasted, but, a reader tells us, “It would appear that Furcode.com has gone out of business and PetHub.com purchased their domain. They are offering a free replacement of the old Furcode tag with a PetHub…

New Breeds Admitted To Westminster Dog Show

The 2012 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will open February 13 at Madison Square Garden, hosting six new dog breeds.  American Kennel Club (AKC) authorities have specific rules for allowing new breed entries to competition. Two among them are a…

Willie’s First Birthday

Today is Willie’s first birthday.  Click here to see his arrival in our lives.  Below are some updated photos of him.   See you Monday, Dr. Randolph.                            …

What You Mean To Your Veterinarian

What do you suppose you mean to your veterinarian? Most of us in the profession enjoy developing relationships with our clients, as well as with our patients. The longer we see a pet for someone, the deeper the relationship. We…

Alternative Oversize Cat Litterbox

Regular readers recall that we previously have made suggestions for owners of older cats who have difficulty “hitting” the litterbox. Cats who have arthritis and who no longer can squat to control their aim need a little extra room and…