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Telling the difference between seizures and fainting in pets

One of the difficulties of my profession is that my patients cannot speak to me. I (Perry Jameson) totally depend on Mom and Dad...

Tips for prevention, removal of ticks from family pets

Ollie is our big, 10-year-old orange tabby. His four favorite things are roaming the woods next to our home, eating, sleeping in...

Make a plan for pets before hurricanes, storms arrive

With the perfect weather this past weekend, my (Perry Jamison) family spent most of Saturday working in the yard and decided to...

Leave your pets home to prevent hot car dangers

As I (Henri Bianucci)stepped out through the front door of my home, I was swept up in a canine swirl. My dogs, all eight of them,...

Chronic hepatitis in the liver can be treated, especially early on

After a particularly busy day, I (Perry Jameson) had answered all my calls and emails, completed all my records, made sure my...

Be proactive in identifying health issues in pets

Immediately after I (Perry Jameson) put the ultrasound probe on her abdomen and saw the image I knew this was bad.

Dogs, cats differ on transitioning to plant-based diet

Q For ethical reasons, I am a vegetarian. I am the owner of a cat and two dogs. I feel very guilty feeding them animal products,...

Prevention best way to help dog avoid flu epidemic

Dear Pet Docs: I have been reading about the dog flu epidemic in the Midwest. Should I be worried here in South Carolina? How do...

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