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
Arthritis in Dogs
Is your pup getting older? Is he slowing down? He may have some arthritis after walking many miles by your side all these years. But don’t worry! You can help, with some guidance from your veterinarian. We may be able to get your best friend feeling like a puppy again. What is arthritis? Arthritis is… Read More
Winter Wonderland: Do I Really Need that Flea and Tick Preventive?
With six more weeks of winter ahead of us (according to Punxsutawney Phil: https://abcnews.go.com/US/punxsutawney-phil-predicts-weeks-winter-shadow-virtual-ceremony/story?id=75630462), you may be wondering if that flea and tick preventive is really necessary for the next few months. You are diligent about using it during the summer months, when your pup (or feline friend) is outside in the woods or on… Read More
Treat time! Good Treats for your Rabbit or Guinea Pig
Are you thinking of adopting a rabbit or guinea pig? Did you just adopt one and want to share every treat with him? Read more to find out what treats you should (and shouldn’t) be giving your new best friend! Best Commercial Treats Commercial treats for your rabbit, or treats you can easily buy at… Read More