The Dying Pet’s Bill of Rights

As I prepare for my third year at IAAHPC, the veterinary hospice conference, I’ve taken pause to reflect on this journey and how it affects the way I view veterinary medicine. Personally, I have only euthanized a personal pet in … Continue reading

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Save tons at the vet! How to keep your dog from dying of cancer

As a veterinarian, I’ve seen lots of cancers: lymphoma. Melanoma. Osteosarcoma. Hemangiosarcoma. Mast cell tumors. Wait, those are just my own dogs I’m talking about. When I factor in my clients, I think I’ve seen it all. Dogs get cancer, … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: YOUNG FEMALE LABS ARE DYING FROM LIVER DISEASE

This week I learned something really worrisome that I had never heard about before: young female Labrador Retrievers are dying all over the country from liver disease that shows no symptoms at all! These seemingly healthy young pooches are succumbing … Continue reading

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