3 Possible Causes Of Your Dog’s Low Red Blood Cell Count

Just like humans, dogs can also experience anemia and a low red blood cell count. Contrary to humans, canine anemia is not dependent on an iron deficiency. Despite a loving and caring dog owner's efforts, sometimes a canine can experience unwanted health problems.Thankfully, … [Read more...]

Funny Cat Jokes

I have shared my life with many cats over the years. Currently I have two kitties, one you can see in my author photo below, and a new addition, a white female. As anyone who owns cats knows, their antics are what make them fun to invite into our lives. I am always on the … [Read more...]

Pet Loss: NEW Rainbow Bridge Poem

Working in a veterinary hospital, I meet pet owners everyday who love to share their stories of caring and devotion to their pets. Grieving through the loss of a pet can be one of the hardest things to do in a person's life. The Rainbow Bridge Poem has been circulated a lot … [Read more...]

Funny Dog Jokes- Dog Shaming

Since I work in a veterinary hospital, I get to see first hand (every day) how funny and cute dogs and cats can be. I am always on the look-out for websites that can capture the amusing aspects of pet ownership in concise funny dog jokes. I found a hilarious one! At … [Read more...]

Holiday Safety for Dogs and Cats

The holiday season is upon us, and keeping our pets safe should be in the front of our minds when we are planning celebrations with friends and family. Here are a few tips for holiday safety for dogs and cats (and out of the veterinary emergency clinic) this holiday … [Read more...]

Pet Loss: Rainbow Bridge Poem for Pets

When beloved pets pass away, it can be difficult for those left behind to come to terms with the loss. One way to find comfort in a special pet's passing is to memorialize their life. Another way is to think about a time in the future when you and your pet might be reunited. … [Read more...]

Fire Safety when Taking your Dog to Work

As the administrator of a veterinary hospital, I have spent time thinking about what to do in the event of a fire or earthquake to ensure that our patients are safe. For those who are able to take their dogs with them to work, this is something that you should consider too! … [Read more...]

Putting your Pet to Sleep: Bringing the Surviving Family Members Peace

When we lose a family member, those survivors who are “left behind” must process through their grief to mourn their loss. This grieving process is no different when pet owners lose their pets. Whether your pet passes away on their own, or through euthanasia, it is important … [Read more...]

Putting your Pet to Sleep: How to Make the Decision

Knowing when to make the decision to put your pet to sleep (or euthanasia) can be one of the most difficult decisions you will ever have to make. In this article, I present some helpful tools that you can use to objectively assess your pet’s quality of life to help you make … [Read more...]

Putting Your Pet to Sleep: An Overview

The decision to put your pet to sleep (or euthanasia) is probably one of the most difficult (and important) decisions that you will have to make as a pet owner. In veterinary medicine, we are fortunate that we can offer this service to pet owners who want to stop their pet’s … [Read more...]