Category General Practice

Defining Small Animal Practice

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Small animal practice is a term that has nothing to do with the size of dogs and cats we veterinarians will see as patients. In this case, “small” separates practices that serve dogs, cats, rabbits, mice, rats, ferrets, sugar gliders,…

Disaster Preparedness For Your Pets

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There are many things you can do to prepare for a disaster, and some of them are important even if a disaster never hits. As representatives of the Mississippi Animal Disaster Relief Fund (MADRF), the members are charged with deciding…

Fake Pet Pharmaceuticals Surface Again

Numerous times we have discussed fake medications designed to separate you from your money. Some of these scams can also separate you from your pet by selling you medication that is either ineffective or just plain nonexistent. The result is pets…

Beware Fake Animal Drugs

Patients with certain cancers treated with Avastin (bevacizumab) know that their cancer is serious. They may not necessarily be expecting a cure, but they are certainly hoping for improvement, at least in the form of tumor shrinkage. They hope the…