Category Daily Post

Pet Sympathy Cards

Pet Sympathy Cards are a huge part of our practice. We are a family-oriented practice, focusing on pets who are not “just a dog” or “just a cat” but truly part of the family. So, when a pet is lost…

Our Day Today

Ever wonder what a day is like for a veterinarian who is blessed with an abundance of cases? Here’s how our day went today: 7:40, Arrive and evaluate our hospitalized patient, Turbo, who, a few days ago, was presented with…

To Veterinarians, Patients Are Special

Sometimes I wonder whether people, our clients, really understand just how attached we veterinarians get to our patients. Take Charlie for example. Charlie and Sam have been regular boarders for years. Their mom and dad are retired, have human children…

Pets Don’t Have To Suffer

The intro for the Daily Post page on MyPetsDoctor.com points out that sometimes in our daily experiences we have sadness. Well, this is a story of the bad news and the good news. Precious Sam, an adorable West Highland White…

High Blood Pressure In Dogs and Cats

Some readers may not be aware that pets have blood pressure problems, too. Today we saw “GrayCat,” who had her 16th birthday this month and is doing great. Excessive blood pressure occurs mostly in cats, usually from feline hyperthyroidism (excessive…

A Veterinarian’s Reward

My dear friends Gene and Joye came in with their kitty, Tiger Lilly today. Lilly was sneezing, but otherwise seemed fine. We examined Lilly and she had no fever, no congestion and no abnormal heart sounds. Indeed, she seemed like…