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Cooking Up Trouble: Common Home Cooking Mistakes

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Creating and maintaining a nutritionally complete home-cooked diet can be challenging and many pet owners inadvertently make mistakes that could lead to their pet not getting adequate nutrition. If you choose to feed your pet a homemade diet, it is important to watch out for these common errors.

Cats are not Small Dogs: Unique Nutritional Needs of Cats

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Different from dogs, who are omnivores (meaning they are designed to eat a combination of animal and plant foods), cats are carnivores and have unique metabolism compared to many other domestic animals.

Fire in Paradise: My Story

Monday, December 17th, 2018

A veterinarian tells of the long, smoke-filled hours caring for animals after the harrowing fires in California
It was the night of November 17 when I said goodbye to my husband and cat in Berkeley, California, and drove three hours up to the area of Paradise. In the previous nine days, the infamous Camp Fire smoke had already traveled over 170 miles to the San Francisco Bay area. More than a million people were breathing the thickened air, and I was headed near its source.

Clinical Case Challenge: More Than Hip Dysplasia?

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

An eight-month-old Shetland sheepdog presented with an odd walk. His owners brought him to their primary veterinarian who diagnosed him with hip dysplasia and a limb deformity, but his condition appeared to get worse rather than better over the next few months.

On the Front Lines of Cancer Care

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Go behind the scenes at our small-animal hospital to meet the clinicians, clients, and pets helping advance how we treat the disease.