Internal Medicine in the veterinary field focuses on many of the same diseases as internal medicine for humans. Diseases of the gastrointestinal, hepatic, renal, urogenital, vascular and pulmonary systems are often complex. Diagnoses can be difficult for many reasons,...
Recent studies suggest that people who work in veterinary medicine are at a high risk for mental health disorders. Dr. Peggy Sayer, one of the founders of CARE, has written an article explaining how the practice works to keep mental health at the forefront.
She writes, "We of course value our staff members and want to take care of their well-being. We also believe that strong mental health empowers our team members to provide our patients the highest level of care. Each and every one of our employees has a deep passion for improving pets’ quality of life through veterinary medicine. As a leader, I understand the importance of protecting and enabling this passion, as it makes so many of us tick." ... See MoreSee Less
Your staff is so aware of how we, as pet parents, are impacted. The care and concern they feel is felt all the time. You have created a very supportive environment where the staff laugh and cry with their patients and their families. Well done! From a pet parent perspective, we appreciate this as much as the care and love you give to our pets! 💙❤️
We love Dr. Sayer, she always has others in the forefront of her mind - human or hound! 💕
Your practice’s efforts show-Bravo! The staff is very positive, compassionate & caring!
February is American Heart Disease Month, so naturally we want to dedicate some of our posts to educating pet owners on how it affects our pets. First up, Heart Disease in Cats for all you cat lovers out there. ... See MoreSee Less
Great read. I have a dogs with bad allergies though so I am worried about switching from salmon and sweet potato grain free.
Thank you for this article. Because of the recent studies I have switched my GSD from Taste of the Wild to Eukanuba Breed Specific.
Phil and Mojo swear that they didn’t plan their matching camo (his hat, her jacket), but we have our doubts. What we do know for sure is that there isn’t a single dog that doesn’t enjoy cuddles from Phil in the lobby before their appointment. #dogsbestfriend ... See MoreSee Less
A few years ago, a large study was published using mortality data from thousands of dogs across 74 breeds, testing 3 hypotheses: Large dogs may die younger than small dogs because of (1) an earlier onset of senescence, (2) a higher minimum mortality hazard or (3) an increased rate of aging. The conclusion from their study is that aging starts more or less at the same age in small and large breeds, but large breeds age faster. ... See MoreSee Less
Dr. Shannon Flood, our Board-Certified Internal Medicine Specialist, has written a blog article to introduce pet owners to the most commonly treated diseases in her field. Take a few minutes to familiarize with common clinical signs.
Side note, if you'd like to sign up to receive our blog posts via email, you can easily do this once you're in the blog section of our website. ... See MoreSee Less