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Articles by Robert M. Miller, DVM

Mind Over Miller: A furry solution to global overpopulation

Aug 1, 2006

Now that we are well into the 21st century, forecasts uttered decades ago seem to have become reality. The world population explodes toward seven billion. And most people live in huge cities, thanks to modern technology.

Mind Over Miller: Will the real Dr. Miller please stand up?

Jul 1, 2006

In Thousand Oaks, Calif., my hometown, there is another Robert Miller, a retired engineer, and I feel sorry for him. He gets calls from all over the country intended for me.

Mind Over Miller: Jobs Americans won't do?

Jun 1, 2006

In the May issue, I briefly told my mother's life story and related that my grandparents were immigrants. There is more to this story.

Mind Over Miller: Honoring my mother

May 1, 2006

As I age, my mother is on my mind more frequently, and I realize how profoundly she shaped my life.

Mind Over Miller: An elephant-size job

Apr 1, 2006

Dr. Dean Hendrickson, a veterinary surgeon at Colorado State University, is part of a team that has been performing vasectomies on wild elephants in overpopulated South African game reserves. The idea is to sterilize the dominant bulls, which will then breed with the female elephants without impregnating them.

Mind Over Miller: Confronting the urban mentality

Mar 1, 2006

When I was a boy, most Americans resided in rural communities. And most of our schoolbooks, probably written in the late 19th century, featured stories about cows, milkmaids, geese, Chicken Little, cornfields, and so on.

Mind Over Miller: Not-so-New Breed Vets

Feb 1, 2006

I don`t watch many of the popular television channels, but one I do enjoy is Animal Planet.

Mind Over Miller: See you in Hawaii

Jan 1, 2006

The 143rd American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) convention will be held in Honolulu, July 15 through 19. This will be the first time the AVMA has met in Hawaii, and I am pleased.

Mind Over Miller: Old dogs are the best

Dec 1, 2005

I love dogs. I always have. Interestingly, I've never been bitten by a dog, despite a career in veterinary medicine and jobs in a dog pound, a pet shop, and a kennel.

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