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  • Doctor Steinebach and His Broken Bones

    Mar 24 2015

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    Way, way back when I was much younger I received some fantastic advice from a dear family friend regarding choice of future occupation. He said that his job was one…

  • Top 10 Cat Mistakes

    Dec 07 2014

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        Top 10 Cat Mistakes I have been around in this racket for so long that no one can argue that I have a certain expertise when it comes to…

  • The Internet Is Giving Me a Headache

    Oct 14 2014

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    “I was doing some research and I want your opinion on something I found on the internet….” Difficult and confusing medical and surgical cases don’t scare me but the above…

  • Abuse, Pets, and Vets

    Aug 19 2014

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    Me: “Oh my. What a beautiful new dog you have.” Dog: “Grrrrrr” Owner: “It’s alright Tiger, Doctor Mark won’t hurt you….he loves dogs……(leaning in towards me she whispers) “we think…

  • Vets and Clients and a Relationship Laundry List

    Jul 07 2014

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    Most worthwhile relationships in life require some work; marriage, friendships, work relations and family relations. They all require something of each party in order to be sustained. And each participant…

  • 12 Human Foods You Didn’t Know Could Kill Your Dog

    May 26 2014

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    One of the most important things with pet care is knowing what you can and can’t feed your dog….that and capitalizing on your puppy for hilarious memes and YouTube videos. …

  • Ten Common Dog Myths Demystified

    May 08 2014

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    Ten Common Dog Myths  Dog Myths are like Urban Legends; they are recycled so often that we begin to give merit to what we almost inherently know to be untrue. …

  • Move Over James Herriot

    Apr 15 2014

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    I get a real kick out of people’s perceptions of veterinary medicine.  Our personal perceptions will be formed, like with all things in life, from our interactions with family and…

  • Your Handbag Could Be Harmful !

    Feb 26 2014

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    Have you ever been in the Express Checkout line at the grocery store, debit card in hand, only to be delayed by that person who cannot locate their wallet or…

  • Chocolate Can Harm Your Dog!

    Feb 13 2014

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    Do you love your dog? Does he own your heart?  Is she your favorite Valentine? If so, you’ll join millions of pet owners who will include canine companions in their…