What, is that Smell?

What, is that Smell?

I love mentoring because I usually learn as much as the mentored. Yesterday I was discussing a case with Dr. Berning, our new associate. My patient, an elderly cat, had presented with decreased appetite and lethargy. With a history of hyperthyroidism, multiple missing...
Dog Bite Prevention

Dog Bite Prevention

A recent headline in one of our trade journals reads: “AVMA, Postal Service Join Effort to Prevent Dog Bites.” Although this brings to mind an almost comical image of a mail carrier being nipped at by the family dog, anyone who has been bitten, myself...
Germs vs Man

Germs vs Man

Another recent headline: Iodine, Alcohol Prep Pads in Kits Recalled. Guess why. Bacterial Contamination! Add this to the list of food and pharmaceutical recalls that have taken place over the past several years due to chemical, bacterial, and particulate...