Some DVMs are weak on supplements, with pet owners doing their own questionable research and dosing and feeding their pets accordingly for such conditions as cancer, osteoarthritis and kidney disease. It's high time for you to dig into the science, says Dr. Ernie Ward, and see how they can help with pets' chronic conditions.
Temperature, pulse, respiration, pain assessment and nutritional assessment. Face it, assessing nutrition and serving up solid recommendations is vital to keep your veterinary patients healthy—and your "foodie" clients happy.
Just like us humans, cats no longer have to live in a guns-at-the-ready world to survive, as in the Old West. Today's cats have it so easy! So easy, their waistlines are exhibiting way too much westward—and eastward, southward and northward—expansion. What can we learn from cats' feral roots?