Vet Corner

Don’t Forget About Lepto

Lepto is the most common zoonotic (transmitted between animals and people) disease in the world, causing illness in 7 to 10 million people, with...

Anatomy of a Veterinary Clinic

Photos courtesy Country Club Animal Clinic Most of the time, when you take your pet to the vet, all you really see is the waiting...

Skin Cancer and Pets

Cancers of the skin are often associated with advancing age, breed genetics, chronic inflammation, sun exposure, secondhand smoke, viruses and hormones. When evaluating skin...

On the Go With Bow: Good health with a side of horse sense

Like many dogs, Bow hates going to the veterinarian. But she’s intrigued by horses, and Sunnycrest Animal Care Center, 951 W. Bastanchury Road in Fullerton,...

What’s for Dinner?

Accessibility to pet food has not always been a short drive or click away. Before commercialization, dogs were left with whatever food families could...

The Stinky Dog

By Lillian M. Roberts, DVM While that may sound like the name of an olde English pub, it’s actually a frustrating aspect of pet ownership...

The Scoop About Poop

When asked for a description, I have an unfortunate tendency to compare poop to different types of food. I have been told that this...

Feline Hyperthyroidism

If you’re a cat owner, you may or may not have heard of a relatively common condition in older felines known as hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism...

No, Polly Doesn’t Want That Cracker!

“Polly want a cracker?” This cliché phrase has dictated and driven how parrots have been fed for more than a century. The classic bird...

Best Friends Are the Best Medicine

Over the last 16 years, I have practiced in a variety of veterinary settings as a veterinarian whose role is to create healthy and...

Dogs of Many Colors

Unique color coated dogs—increasingly, I see interesting new color variations of standard dog breeds in advertisements, social media, and in the hospital. Not only...

A Guinea Pig’s Diet

More than just pellets WEEEEEEPPPPP! That noise of beloved guinea pigs when they want food, hearing you coming home, fresh from the grocery store, or...
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