What is a Veterinary Oncologist?

While no pet-parent hopes to ever hear the word “cancer,” it is helpful to know that veterinary oncology has advanced in such a way that more options are available for the treatment of your pet’s cancer than ever before. Similar to human medicine, there are veterinarians that specialize in a variety of areas of veterinary medicine. These areas range from surgery, dermatology, to even oncology! What is a Veterinary Oncologist? A board-certified veterinary oncologist is a veterinarian that has continued extensive training after veterinary school in the specific field of oncology. To become board-certified in oncology, a veterinarian must complete
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Six Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween

Trick or treat? Costumes, pumpkins, and candy galore! It’s a favorite holiday for many and one that carries a lot of fun activities! And while most of the family will partake in various Halloween activities, let us not forget our four-legged family members and some of the threats posed to their health during this time of year. Here are six ways to keep your pets safe this Halloween. 1) Keep the Candy Up and Away: The biggest reason for Halloween-related veterinary visits are usually from our dogs getting into the candy stash. And while most of us know that chocolate
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Three Canine Training Commands that can be Lifesaving

When you think of the term “a trained dog,” the first idea that may come to your mind is a dog that can perform a sit/stay, roll over, or fetch. Teaching your dog to do tricks is fun, and having an obedient dog is rewarding for the owner, but what about the benefits to the dog? We know how training our dog can provide both fun and convenience to the pet owner, but what about the safety benefits? Can having a trained dog play a role in keeping your dog out of harm’s way? Sophie Thomas is a professional dog
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