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Compassion fatigue affects members of veterinary field

After assessing my inpatients, adjusting their ICU orders, interpreting any tests that had been run that morning or come in...

Twisted colon can be fatal for pets

A 4-year-old Great Dane was brought to our Mount Pleasant Emergency Clinic in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve.

What gifts pets have given us all through the year

Every year I (Perry Jameson) plan on writing a column about what are the best gifts for our pets.

Techniques being developed to treat arthritis in animals

Q Our family pet is a black Lab named Chuck. He is 8 years old and is relatively healthy. His only apparent problem is worsening...

Keep pets safe during holiday celebrations

My (Perry Jameson) favorite holiday song is Andy Williams version of “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the...

Keep it simple when deciding best diet for pets

The pet food industry seems to be exploding. Offering more options every day to appeal to consumers: vegan, grain free, raw, etc.

Human-animal bond has lasting benefits

As friends divorce, move away, age or die, our external supports may dwindle. In such a mobile society as ours, we can’t...

Plan ahead for pet care during busy holiday season

It is hard to believe, but the holidays are almost here. Many of us with pets will be leaving home to visit family and friends.

Giving sick pet best care doesn’t always mean success

Trio was an absolutely beautiful Maine Coon cat, but now he was in serious trouble. He was brought in to me (Henri Bianucci)...

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