Healthy Skin = Healthy Coats

Healthy Skin = Healthy Coats

We are proud to post important advice from Dr. Anthea Schick, Veterinary Dermatologist, and consultant for our new community partner, Rowan for dogs! We’ve all experienced itchy, dry or oily skin. Not surprisingly, dogs face similar issues with their coat and skin. In...
Pet Insurance:  Do I Really Need It?

Pet Insurance: Do I Really Need It?

Written by:  Stephanie Garcia Gonzalez That is the question that we as veterinary professionals always hear when the topic of pet insurance is brought up.  I choose pet insurance so I can approve my pet’s care when they need it. I like knowing I can give them whatever...
Is this lump normal? Mast cell tumors in dogs.

Is this lump normal? Mast cell tumors in dogs.

By Stephanie Boldt My beloved dog Bogie had these weird, pink, fleshy growths which first appeared about 10 years ago. At the time, he also seemed a little off and was vomiting. I was beginning my career as a registered veterinary technician, and I had learned to have...
Keep your cats safe from toxic plants and flowers!

Keep your cats safe from toxic plants and flowers!

A Warning for Cat Parents – please be careful what plants and flowers you bring into your home and double check before you expose your fur babies to potentially dire consequences! A friend stopped by my new house with a bouquet of mixed flowers as a housewarming...