Tag: Elizabethan collar

Lick granulomas: An annoying little problem that is difficult to solve

If you’ve no idea what a lick granuloma is, count your blessings! What a nuisance they can be.  The official name for this disease is acral lick dermatitis.  “Acral” refers to an extremity (leg) and “dermatitis” means inflammation… Read More

Reasonable Expectations Part III: Access to Round-the-Clock Care

This is the third part of an ongoing series describing how people are developing new expectations when it comes to veterinary care for their pets.Parts one and two can be found at www.speakingforspot.com/blog. If your dog is sick enough to require hospitalization or has just undergone a major surgical procedure, how will he or she be cared for overnight?