COS - 105

Accidents happen. How can you help a dog that’s been hit by a car? In this episode of Cone of Shame, Dr. Andy Roark describes 6 ways you can assist a dog after an accident. Please...


Cute cat is sitting in carrier box and looking aside with interest. The container on the table

Taking your cat to the veterinary hospital can be a stressful battle, but regular vet care is so important for your pet. We asked our friends on the @DrAndyRoark Instagram to share...


kittens

I am a veterinary surgical oncologist. This is a bit of a mouthful and probably more than most people want to know when they ask what I do. Veterinarian is really the only answer that...


COS - 103

Did you know that anal glands aren’t even glands at all? In this brand new episode of Cone of Shame, Dr. Andy Roark explores – not expresses – the 4 things you need...


Sick great Dane dog receive injection in vet clinic

It’s Sunday afternoon. I am on call and I have three pages to take care of all while working on a laceration repair. The people waiting for me to call them back but must wait...


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Puppy Chewing A Book

When I first graduated from vet school, I came into our profession armed with all of the most up to date knowledge at the time. However, I also immediately recognized that we didn’t...


hospice

Even the most meticulously laid plans can play out differently than expected. Seeking to carve a niche and fulfill an unmet need in my community, I launched a veterinary practice focused...


It was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. It started the moment I walked in the door to the clinic.  The inpatient I had hospitalized was not in his cage.  He had been...


Veterinarian explaining things at cat owner in medical office

“Clients have such unreasonable expectations…”  If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard that, I’d be a gazillionaire.  I can’t argue with you, they...


Veterinary medicine

1)  Veterinary medicine will make you stronger. Try having an angry client yelling obscenities in your face and telling you what a horrible person you are. I am not that heartless,...


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