Today’s e-mail inbox was flush with post possibilities. Among the topic selections, a scary case of rabies, a pre-veterinary student’s lament, and a question on how to know whether your shelter adoptee is healthy; all worthy topics.
Dogs never have to worry about cholesterol levels like humans do, as they won’t end up with the same types of health issues humans can from eating a high-fat diet. If fat levels are too low; however, dogs can develop dry, itchy skin and a dull coat. Other problems that can develop include a diminished immune system and other...
Two days in a row and I’ve kept to the cats in my posts. Does that spell a trend? Not particularly. But the fact that I take special note of this less than typical double-header — and never do I question its more-than-occasional canine correlation — means that cats may be getting short shrift on FullyVetted.
One of my favorite client recommendations involves the use of a small, spiral-bound notebook (or a handy PDA, depending on your taste) and a pencil (or a set of quick thumbs). Keeping a log is so simple...and bears such magnificent fruit when carefully employed.
I’ve decided that perhaps I should include the weekly Miami Herald articles I write in Dolittler’s burgeoning cache. After all, my contract says I own them and you all have such discriminating taste that I’m sure you’d appreciate them.
Of course it’s the digital age, so why shouldn’t we expect our pets to get high-tech tagged along with their microchips? I like the concept, even if it’s just because it raises the profile of pet tagging.
Following my entry late last week on rising costs in veterinary care, I received this commented question: Is it a veterinary responsibility to educate clients about pet health insurance and other ways in which they can meet their financial obligations to their pets?
As we all know, the world has changed at an extraordinary pace in the last 15 years. The way we obtain information is entirely different. We don’t learn about information the way we did in the past. This week in Wag Long and Prosper, learn about how to use the Internet for good and who you can count on for your pet’s health...