High ALP in Dogs

Wading through a huge stack of veterinary studies about CBD for dogs, it's clear that long-term use of CBD often causes high ALP in dogs. ALP is the

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Pet Microchip Scanner for Neighborhood

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2024 Veterinary Consolidation Update

Here's my 2024 veterinary consolidation update as I continue to worry about the kind of veterinary care options available to people like us in the future. The veterinary

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How Brains of Anxious Dogs Are Different

As much as I value, appreciate, and regularly use personal development and cognitive skills to work my way out of destructive feelings in daily life, I also understand

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Antibiotics and Dog Bites to Other Dogs

The decision to prescribe antibiotics gets weighed more carefully now than in the past because of the increase in meds-resistant infections. When it comes to antibiotics and dog

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Frail Dogs

With my recent fall, hospitalization, and orthopedic trauma surgery, I found myself both annoyed and amused at how the human medical staff often treated me like a VERY

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Detecting Dog Cancers

I don't pretend to understand the complexities of Raman molecular urinalysis, but a study published in February 2024 looks at its use in detecting 4 common types of

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10 Things I Learned from Leland Dirks

I got news today (Feb 19, 2024) that my fellow Colorado author and border collie lover Leland Dirks died recently. It's such sad news, but I know that

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Goldens in Golden (My Hometown)

Despite a dismal cold and snowy weather forecast that more than came true and resulted in a bit of a dicey drive home, I ventured down the canyon

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$100 Dollar Bag of Dog Food

It's 48 days until Spring. We got a full tank of gas, half a pack of M&Ms. It's dark... and we're wearing sunglasses. Bonus points, if you get

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