Category: Veterinary Specialists

Injuries Affecting Agility Dogs

Did you watch or read about the first-ever agility competition at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show earlier this month? A Border Collie named Kelso bested 225 other dogs by completing the course with the greatest precision and… Read More

Great News on the Canine Cancer Front

In honor of November’s National Pet Cancer Awareness Month I would like to share some “hot off the press” wonderfully optimistic news with you. Dr. Nicola Mason from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine has been… Read More

Ear Disease in Dogs: Part Two

If your dog suffers from ear disease, this blog’s for you! Ear problems can be so darned frustrating to deal with, primarily because they are so prone to recurrence. Part One of this series focused on the anatomy… Read More

Canine Circovirus: Our Current Knowledge

Some angst is brewing amongst dog lovers because of a newly discovered infectious agent called canine circovirus. This angst is justified as circovirus is suspected to be the cause of recent severe illness and even death in some… Read More

Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine: Star-Crossed Lovers

Get ready. You are about to be double teamed by a couple of veterinarians who love to blog. As specialists in emergency medicine (Dr. Tony Johnson) and internal medicine (Dr. Nancy Kay) we both do whatever is reasonable… Read More

Methicillin Resistant Infections

For several years now there has been a good deal of press about methicillin resistant Staphylococcal infections in people. Such infections are now all too common in veterinary patients as well. Staphylococcal bacteria are normal residents on the… Read More

Cancer Therapy: Is it the Right Choice for Your Pet?

Last week, in honor of Pet Cancer Awareness Month, I provided some pointers for constructively dealing with the diagnosis of cancer. This week I will deliver information about the treatment of cancer and tips for determining if a… Read More

When the Diagnosis is Cancer

The month of May has been declared Pet Cancer Awareness Month. While I’m not altogether sure who determines such things, in honor of this declaration I present to you a good deal of information that I’m certain will… Read More

Veterinary Specialist Finale

To date, I’ve blogged about a variety of veterinary specialists. My hope is that you have a better sense of what they do and when your pet should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist, dermatologist, neurologist, oncologist, surgeon, cardiologist,… Read More

When to Visit a Veterinary Internist

At long last, it’s time to discuss the area of veterinary specialization most near and dear to my heart! As an internal medicine specialist I am clear that those of us who choose this career path are fascinated… Read More