News & Updates

The recent heavy rains in many parts of the country are just a reminder that plants, flowers and other ornamentals are growing at a unusually fast rate this summer, a time when growth is often the slowest.  As a result, mushrooms, tulips, lilies, rhododendrons and a variety of other potentially toxic plants are looking as healthy as ever. … Continue reading

Now that we have a decent list of things that you may need along the way, what other issues need to be considered?  Assuming there is an intended destination, its time to think about where to stay along the way.  This involves two issues, namely how far are  you and your pal likely to travel… Continue reading

Loading the car, the camper, the SUV or whatever vehicle is your favorite means of vacation travel, takes a lot planning.  If you are camping there is only so much room for equipment, food storage, water,  etc. If you are staying with friends, in hotels, cabins or on a boat, last minute decisions as far as what to bring are typical.  Likewise, if you… Continue reading

Nothing is more fun than going on vacation with your pet.  Although it may seem daunting at first, with a bit of practice it becomes so second nature that you will wonder why you didn’t do it before.  Over the next couple of posts, we will review the ins and outs of pet companion travel. … Continue reading

Posted on July 19th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Traveling with Your Pets?

In the previous posts, we examined why pet health care has become so expensive and what you, as a pet owner, can do to reduce your exposure to high priced veterinary care. Once your dog or cat is hospitalized, financial matters are still under your control. It has become common during the education of veterinarians… Continue reading

In the last post we looked at several of the reasons that the price of high quality veterinary care has increased so dramatically over the past few years. As doctors who witness the importance of dogs, cats and other pets in the lives of humans, this escalating cost is of grave concern. There is nothing… Continue reading

Annually, on May 16, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of Light. This ensures that we may, at least once a year, appreciate the importance of this often taken for granted resource. Though agriculture, technology, communication and education are all highly dependent, there is no field in which light will play as critical of… Continue reading

There is much concern among pet owners and veterinarians alike regarding the rapid rise in the cost of pet medical care. The issue for all of us who have pet companions is obvious; can we afford the best care for our pets? Similarly, for those of us who work in the veterinary profession, we worry… Continue reading

Just a quick reminder from us, or shall I say our pets. It looks like winter is finally done (knock on wood) and spring is here, The recent rain, spring thaw and temperatures in the mid 60’s is perfect for all of us to get back into the swing of the outdoors. Exercise, gardening, strolling… Continue reading