Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

EMC TECH WEEKNot all heroes wear capes, we know this because of the amazing people that we work with every day. Our staff wake early in the morning and work late into the night to provide quality care to our patients. Continue reading

15 Ways That Being A Veterinarian Changed The Way I’m Raising My Kittens

The fifteen ways that being a veterinarian changed the way I’m raising my kittens

It had been almost 20 years since my cat, Mickey, was a baby. I was still in undergrad when I got him so we both had a lot of growing up to do together. Before Mickey, the last time I had a kitten of my own I was only 4.

Needless to say, a lot of my parenting style and ability have changed over the decades and becoming a vet has done the most to change my perspective on a cat’s formative years. Here are fifteen things I did different with Raven and Poe than I did with my past kittens: Continue reading

Grain Free Diets and Heart Disease

     I am writing to inform you of a growing problem with our canine pet population.  Veterinary cardiologists have recently seen an increase in the number of dogs presenting with advanced heart disease that are being fed “Grain Free” diets.  As of 08/24/2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has received approximately 200 reported cases of heart disease that are suspected to be related to their diet. Continue reading

Red, White and Boom!

The 4th of July is full of fun and celebration for us but most of our pets would disagree. During festivities like cookouts, swimming, parades, bon fires and fireworks many pets get away from their owners. Making the 5th of July the busiest day of the year for rescue organizations and shelters, they fill up quickly with dogs and cats that have managed to get away from their owners. Sam hiding There are many things you can do to ensure your pets are safe, sound and comfortable. Continue reading