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  1. I want to change vets (but have specific wants/needs)

    Dog Health Questions
    I want a vet that I can go to "regularly" but am having a hard time finding a decent one in my area that meets my needs! My dog is currently on the wellness plan with Banfield. I don't like them at ALL for various reasons. However, one thing I do like about them is their organization...
  2. Review: Which of these 2 Probiotics for my dog? Marcola or Wholistic Acidophilus?

    Dog Health Questions
    Which of these products seems better for my dog based on the ingredients? Review every single ingredient: I selected Mercola Products Pet Probiotics with complete list of strains and 2 added ingredients VS. Wholistic Pet Organics Acidophilus Probiotics with just one strain. My dogs digestion is...
  3. Omega 3 which one?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello, my doggies vet recommended giving them Omega 3. She said to give them the inside of the capsule on their food. I don't know if she meant human Omega 3 pills... Found several dog Omega 3 but there are variety and don't know which one to choose. I have yorkies, labrador, and german...
  4. Results on SuperChem/CBC

    General Dog Forum
    Hello, anyone who knows more about blood workup like other dog owners or vet techs/veterinarians: Are Thyroids included in a SuperChem or CBC?
  5. E Coli Specialist in Wisconsin

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello, My husband and I have a 1 year old golden retriever/border collie mix (at least that’s what we believe her to be) named Zoey. Unfortunately, she’s had a pretty “ruff” first year. She was heavily infested with parasites when we adopted her, which has been taken care of, but now we’re in...
  6. Managing Pet Gastrointestinal Issues With Nutrition

    The Honest Kitchen
    Written by Dr. Leliani Alvaraz, DVM Gastrointestinal problems comprise the most common ailments seen in both dogs and cats. These can range from a short-term upset tummy (such as Vomiting and Diarrhea) to a chronic or more serious ailment (such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease or Pancreatitis)...
  7. How Do I Become a Veterinarian?

    Dog Health Questions
    If you've ever wanted to be a veterinarian or have wondered what it takes to become one in the U.S., here's there lowdown: http://blog.vetknows.com/post/90158046258/ask-a-vet-free-weekly-tips-about-your-pet-tip-6
  8. Post X-Rays after ACL surgery?

    Dog Health Questions
    My dog recovered very well from her ACL surgery. No limping, no soreness, no pain.. as if it nothing happened. The post surgery x-rays were recommended by the vet and it is not included in the surgery fee, so I have to pay about $200 for them. Is it medically necessary? If something is wrong...
  9. Aspca animal poison control

    Dog Health Questions
    During this holiday season, if your pet ingests a potentially poisonous substance, ASPCA Animal Poison Control is available 24/7 http://bit.ly/1hKUNXd. PLEASE SHARE! -Dr. Rachele Baker
  10. Veterinarian and Author

    Attention All New Members
    Hi everyone! My name is Rachele and I am a small animal veterinarian and writer in southern California. I have a five year old female spayed golden retriever named Savanna who is the light of my life. That's her in my profile photo! I also have an eight year old female spayed cat named Chessie...
  11. Should I be upset that my vet passed my dog off to another vet for neutering surgery?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi all, I have a 1 year old male Australian Shepherd, and I recently took him to the vet to have a consultation regarding neutering. We met with the vet just to ask questions regarding neutering, but mainly to get to know who would be doing the surgery, so that we could feel confident about it...
  12. Pet Insurance, Should I do it?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello All, As i was scouring petfinder an add on their website came up on screen, Pet Finder Pet Insurance. I have heard of pet insurance before but never really looked into it. I'm hoping this thread will open some new thoughts about pet insurance and maybe even story telling! If anyone has...
  13. Bad vet - first exam

    Dog Health Questions
    Sasha is 9 weeks old and just went to the vet for her first exam and vaccines. I am very surprised at what didn't happen at the clinic. - she was not weighed - her temperature was not taken - her ears, eyes, mouth, joints and belly were not examined The vet did listen to her heart. She did...