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What is a veterinary technician exactly? A surgical nurse? A pharmacy tech? A critical care and medical nurse? A dental hygienist? Maybe a radiology technician? Or how about a medical laboratory technician? The answer is yes, yes and again yes. A well trained and accomplished veterinary technician performs so many varied tasks during the course… Continue reading

Several weeks ago one of our clients took their pet to the Tufts University College of Veterinary Medicine for emergency care. Although this pet is currently doing well, the visit to the teaching hospital was less than satisfactory. Though he had taken his pet there at the urging of his friends, I felt a need… Continue reading

Pet owners, whether they own cats, dogs, birds or any other creature that allows for interaction have known this for a long time. Pets enhance your life in a multiple of other ways besides just the fun. Sure it is entertaining to watch housemate felines chase each other around the house, attack each other from… Continue reading

Whenever we travel to different parts of the world whether for conferences, pleasure or both, it is always fascinating to observe pets. Pet owners across cultures seem to have one thing in common…..they love their pets and form strong bonds with them. A recent trip to Italy to speak at a conference and then on… Continue reading

For those who have brought a family feline into the Brockton Animal Hospital at any time in recent years I am sure you remember the blood sample that was taken during the first or second visit. There were two tests performed on this sample, one for Feline Leukemia and Feline “AIDS” Virus, the other for… Continue reading

While we all anxiously await the true appearance of Spring it has shown up in most parts of the country. I just returned from a week and a half of R&R in the California desert to do a little rock climbing, followed by Laser course teaching in Florida and finally a family visit to Ohio.… Continue reading

Posted on April 3rd, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Spring is Here………….at least it is in the desert

It has been a busy holiday season, to be sure, but now that we are settling into the routine of the winter months I thought I would finally post these pictures on our Facebook page to warm things up a bit. If you haven’t visited click on this link to brighten your day. I always… Continue reading

Posted on January 19th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pet (and People) Photos from Vietnam

Pets from Thailand and Vietnam After being away for two and a half weeks (my longest vacation since being in practice) it was good to get back. While away my wife Sandy and I are, of course, always drawn to the pets that we see in different cultures. The images on our Facebook Page were… Continue reading

Posted on November 20th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pet Photos from Thailand and Vietnam

When it comes to the world of laser therapy and pet laser therapy clearly the future has arrived. After attending the WALT conference in Washington DC two weeks ago I can’t believe how much the technology has leaped ahead since the previous conference in 2012 in Australia. We are fortunate to be living in the… Continue reading

Posted on September 25th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on World Association of Laser Therapy Conference (The Future is Now)

The Spiraling Cost of Veterinary Care…Pat II I have been working on this post for some time but haven’t quite finished it yet.  My apologies for those of you that may have been waiting. I am giving a presentation at the World Association of Laser Therapy (WALT) in Washington DC this week and have been… Continue reading

Posted on September 8th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Escalating Price of Veterinary Care……Part II