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Michelle Gerhard Jasny V.M.D.
Dramatic weight loss in pets can indicate a number of conditions, including diabetes.
How often can any doctor be 100 percent certain about a diagnosis, whether for a four- or two-legged patient?
A guinea pig seems like an innocent, low-maintenance pet, but potential trouble lurks with even the most basic pet.
Leave a pet to its own devices, and you never know what they'll eat. And some taste treats can kill them.
Labels are only labels: how else to explain the African-American Jewish gospel singer who sings Tuesday in Vineyard Haven.
Pets don't fare well in extreme heat, so be careful where you restrain and/or contain them.
Yes, in dogs, too much saliva can lead to trouble.
Like the rest of us who are no longer as lithe as we once were, dogs and cats have aches and pains too. How to help?
Some pet owners will do almost anything to keep their favorite companion alive, but letting go may be the best option at times.
"In 1816, I was consulted by a young woman presenting with general symptoms of disease of the heart.
"Our dog is choking!" the voice shouted frantically.
The wind is mighty today.
In a poetic confluence of events, I recently found myself reading Geraldine Brooks's book "Year of Wonders, A Novel of the Plague" during the same week I was preparing for our Passover seder, collecting items to represent the ten plagues enumerated in the book of Exodus.
The longer I practice, the less I seem to know, so I recently enrolled in an online class about tick-borne diseases.
Honey is a 12-year-old cat.
Veterinary Pet Insurance company just released their list of top pet names for 2010.
The dog in the video is leash-walked by a young woman in scrubs.
It was shaping up to be a complicated day.
Who can resist a basset hound? Those outrageous floppy ears, plaintive eyes, and soft, droopy lips? Holden was just such a pup that I had seen recently for a routine physical and vaccinations.
Big Dog didn't mean to hurt his friend, Tiny Dog.