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Maggots. How We Veterinarians Handle Them.

Maggots. Could there be anything more gross? The very thought of them makes most people shiver. Tonight our regional veterinarian’s association will have a continuing education meeting and a meal will be served. The topic will likely include aspects that…

Update On An Exemplary Pet Lover

Getting updates on patients I have seen is an important part of our practice. The Mississippi Gulf Coast, where we live and practice, is a very popular tourist area. It is not unusual that we will see a pet for…

Why I Write The My Pet’s Doctor Blog

A recent study showed that 64% of the medical information on the Internet is either outdated or outright wrong. Every veterinarian knows that when our clients are faced with a difficult or complex veterinary medical condition they go home and…

Mom’s Best Friend

There is a special relationship between a mother and a son. Ask me. I know. I have a wonderfully loving mother. But today’s story isn’t about me, or my Mom, or people at all. Today’s biggest headline is about Chile…

Exercise: Good For Pets and People

Every single day we have the opportunity to discuss obesity with multiple pet owners. This morning, as I was driving to the hospital, I passed several people walking their dogs, getting life-giving exercise for themselves as well as for their…

Turbo The Miracle Cat

This may be the feel-good story of the year! Forget Hollywood! Those of you who check in every day to read the Daily Post will recall the story  of Turbo, the very sick cat. Turbo has been on incredibly intensive…

Service Dogs: A Great Blessing

I’m not telling you anything you don’t already know when I say that dogs and cats can be great blessings to us. This is a story about a dog who is a tremendous blessing to his owner. Just how great came…

Sun-Worshipping Pets In Danger

Did you know that dogs and cats are susceptible to skin cancer from sun exposure? Skin cancer is fairly common in white cats with pink ears who like to sit in windows and sun-worship or just watch the world go by.…

Your Pet Is Scratching Because Of WHAT?

Today’s Daily Post is short   You may want to read more on this topic in: How Veterinary Dermatology Cases Are Worked Up.  Today I just want to get the point across that fleas are not the only thing that makes dogs and cats…