Tag: hypothyroidism

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

Hybrid Vigor: Real or Assumed?

Many of us talk about “hybrid vigor”- the notion that mixed-breed dogs avoid the inherited medical maladies passed along to their purebred counterparts. Does proof exist that mixed-breed dogs are indeed healthier? An article  within the most recent… Read More

Doctor, Behold Thy Patient as Well as Thy Patient’s Test Results!

As is true for all health care professionals, veterinarians sometimes develop tunnel vision. Now and then, they become so focused on test results that they fail to consider whether or not these results actually make sense in relationship… Read More

Were You Smarter Than a Vet Student?

Thanks to all who participated in last week’s game show called, “Are You Smarter Than a Vet Student.”  I have received 107 responses and at least a handful of you had all correct answers (only two people scored… Read More

Are You Smarter Than a Vet Student: Take Two

Back by popular demand is, “Are You Smarter Than a Vet Student” a test of your veterinary medical savvy. I welcome your participation.  Please provide me with your responses  at   dr.kay@speakingforspot.com as I  will be choosing three… Read More