Internal Medicine

Special Alert Post: Pet Lovers and Swine Flu

Swine flu has people running scared all over the globe. Here in America, where hog farms may bolster the economy of an entire town, or a household may be home to a pot-bellied pig, concern exists for more than people. My Pet’s Doctor wants to talk about swine flu in pigs and hogs today. Dr. […]

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Convenia Long-Acting Antibiotic Injection

“Awwww, Doc, can’t you just give him a shot?” Usually that question comes from a pet lover in the form of an objection to having to give oral medications for a two week or longer time period. Up until now our answer has been, “No, an antibiotic injection will last 12 to 24 hours, then […]

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DASUQUIN and COSEQUIN for Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Arthritis. Glucosamine. Chondroitin. Dasuquin and Cosequin. Seems simple enough to some of us, doesn’t it? As much as I dislike bursting bubbles, I’ll have to. There is very little in the practice of medicine that is simple. The good news is that with dogs and cats most arthritis is limited to one kind: osteoarthritis. Regardless […]

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