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Dangers of Rat Poison

Posted on 10-10-2018

Recent events at the clinic have inspired me to blog this week about the dangers of rat poison. Danger is implied in the word “poison”, to be sure, but I am surprised by the number of time...

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Zoonotic Disease

Posted on 10-10-2018

As a practicing veterinarian, I receive many calls regarding zoonotic diseases. Zoonotic diseases are those infections transmissible between humans and animals and vice versa. The calls I receive ofte...

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Pet food labels

Posted on 10-10-2018

Today I am attempting to help the readers decipher the Pet Food Label. It can be complicated, and some of this information may seem boring or confusing, so I’ll try to use as few words as possib...

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Microchip and your pets

Posted on 10-10-2018

There are many ways to identify your pet, and placement of a microchip is one of them. Placement of a chip is a means of semi-permanent identification. A microchip is a small device (about one centime...

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Is the T.V. too loud for our dog?

Posted on 10-10-2018

A recent comment of the Family Pet Clinic Facebook page caught my attention. A woman posted her concern for their dog’s hearing. Her husband was significantly hard of hearing and wears hearing a...

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