Category: Dr. Nancy Kay

Anal Sacs: Good-For-Nothing Little Trouble Makers!

Here’s my true confession. After 30 years of practicing veterinary medicine, anal sacs have always been (and will remain) my least favorite part of a patient’s anatomy. They are good-for-nothing little trouble makers that serve no useful physiologic… Read More

Were You Smarter Than A Vet Student?

Thank you for playing along with this blogger’s shenanigans! I hope you had fun with it. The first place winner was Cheryl Bryant from Mount Vernon, Iowa, the only respondent (out of more almost 100) who had a… Read More

Our Pets: Property or Family Members?

A number of recent court cases have debated the issue of financial compensation for emotional damages stemming from the negligent loss of a pet. While court systems within the United States view our furry and feathered family members… Read More

Three Essential Steps for Maintaining Your Dog’s Health

As mentioned in my last blog post, the American Animal Hospital Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association recently teamed up to create Guidelines for Canine and Feline Preventive Healthcare. These guidelines have been distributed to veterinarians throughout… Read More

Never a Dull Moment!

Having graduated from veterinary school in 1982, this year marks my 30th year practicing veterinary medicine! Wow, that’s a lot of years! What feels most remarkable is that I’ve been able to work at the same profession for… Read More