What is a Vet Tech (AKA Superhero)?

What is a Vet Tech (AKA Superhero)?

What exactly does the title of “veterinary technician” mean? What do they do? Thinking about being a vet tech? Is there a difference between an assistant and a vet tech? Veterinary technicians (vet techs) are the superheroes of the veterinary world. They are a group of hard working, compassionate, organized people who keep veterinary hospitals… Read More


Want to become snake savvy?

Do you want to own a pet snake, or own one already and want to brush up? There is a lot of information out there on the internet about snakes, and not all of it is true. Your veterinarian is the best resource for your snake’s individual need. Each species is unique and needs to… Read More


Dental Health and Dental Disasters

Does your dog or cat have terrible breath? Is he or she chewing funny? Dropping food? Even worse, missing teeth that were there before? Dental disease is extremely common in dogs, cats, and even rabbits! This is incredibly painful for your furry friend, and can have some hidden effects as well. Whole Body Effects of… Read More


What is it like to be a veterinarian?

Have you ever considered becoming a veterinarian? Is your child considering the idea? Did you want to be a vet when you were a kid, and life took you down a different path? Wondering what your veterinarian had to do to get where she is? Read about my (Dr. Welch) experience and thoughts! Before Veterinary… Read More


Bird Behavior Problems

Looking to adopt a pet bird? Already have a pet bird, but having some behavior problems? Don’t worry! There are a few changes at home that can alter most behavioral problems in birds. The most common problems include inappropriate sexual behavior, feather plucking, and aggression. Many of these are also a sign of health issues,… Read More