November 28, 2019
A Tale of Gratitude

With Thanksgiving coming up, I thought I’d share a tail of gratitude about Sam Ham, my beautiful Brittany Spaniel. He came to me in 2010 from a high kill shelter in Georgia. I found him because of a local rescue group I was working with. They noticed he had problems with his back legs that […]

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October 24, 2019
Biscuit Wasn't Ready To Go

She had been lively and couldn’t stop wagging her tail I told a story about Biscuit, one of my patients who had a horrible cancer called histiosarcoma that usually kills within weeks of diagnosis. Biscuit’s parents found me and were able to get her into my office a week after she was diagnosed with cancer […]

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September 18, 2019
Can You Do “More” for Your Pet?

Are you and your pet at a standstill right now? Are you feeling frustrated, confused or just plain overwhelmed about their healthcare? Do you feel like there is more you can do to help them get healthier? If your pet has ever been diagnosed with a chronic disease like Kidney Failure, the chances are good […]

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May 6, 2019
Why is it so Hard to Feed my Pet Healthy Food?

  Grain-free. Organic. Raw. Home-cooked. Canned and kibble. With so many options to choose from, how do you decide what food is healthiest for your pet? Even then, the list of ingredients, formulas and recipes can be daunting and overwhelming. Take a deep breath, sit back, and relax. Because if you’re worried already, you’re doing […]

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March 14, 2019
All About Pet Vaccines

What vaccines does your pet really need? And which ones do more harm than good? Dr Ruth talks about which pet vaccines truly help, and what to avoid.  https://youtu.be/XuU-o2ELPi8 So, today, I want to talk with you, actually all this month what I want to talk with you about is preventive medicine. So, today and […]

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March 5, 2019
Making Dental Cleaning and Anesthesia Safe for Pets

Your pet’s dental hygiene is supremely important to their overall health and wellbeing, and professional cleanings are part of a routine that will keep your their mouth healthy. Dental cleanings make pet parents nervous, because it means their furbaby is undergoing anesthesia. Anesthesia for pets does not come without risks. But there are ways to […]

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November 29, 2018
Why is Pet Cancer on the Rise?

In the near thirty years that I’ve been practicing veterinary medicine, it truly seems like the occurrence of pet cancer is on the rise. Not only that, but it’s becoming even more difficult to treat.  But when you know what you're up against, you can help protect your pet from cancer and help them heal […]

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November 13, 2018
The Keto Diet and Pet Cancer

With pet cancer diagnoses on the rise during the holiday season, you might be able help your furbaby stay healthier by tweaking their diet. Read on to find out why a Keto Diet can help your pet fight cancer and other serious illnesses. The months of November and December mark a staggering increase in the […]

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October 17, 2018
4 Rainy Day Activities to Keep You & Your Dog Entertained

When it’s raining outside, it can certainly put a dampener on your plans. All of those outdoor activities you planned for the day will need to be rescheduled. And then there’s your dog - who is restless to play and run around. Unfortunately, they don’t quite understand that a rainy day means no time in […]

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October 12, 2018
4 Fall Ingredients for Flawless Seasonal Eating

One of my favorite things about The Original CrockPet Diet, is the ability to rotate the ingredients with the changing seasons. Not only do seasonal vegetables provide your pet with lots of new, exciting flavors, but seasonal eating is really beneficial to their health. Here’s some of my favorite, seasonal fall produce, and the reasons […]

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Cheers to a Lifetime of Great Health!
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