Andy Roark DVM MS

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In three years of residency, I’ve lost two friends to suicide; one former coworker, and one classmate. I wasn’t permitted to go to either funeral due to clinical obligations. The experiences...

E-cigarettes have become a popular replacement for traditional cigarettes, but what does that mean for pets? In this episode of Ask Dr. Andy, Dr. Andy Roark talks about why e-cigarettes can be dangerous...

Cat seem stressed? On this episode of Cone of Shame, Dr. Andy Roark shares 5 tips to help you keep your cat stress-free. Want to learn more about caring for your cat? Follow the Cone of Shame channel...

Does your cat suffer from hairball issues? In this episode of Ask Dr. Andy, Dr. Andy Roark shares tips to prevent and control hairballs. ...

People have some pretty wild misconceptions about the inside of their pets’ mouths, and the effects can range from gross to painful! In honor of February being National Pet Dental Health Month, Dr....

Today I was doing what every technician does on a daily, if not hourly basis. I was expressing a patient’s anal glands. It’s not necessarily my favorite part of the job and it is far from glamorous....

Taking your dog or cat on a plane? Here’s what you need to know before flying with pets. ...

Puppy breath? Cute. Puppy teeth? Serious Jaws status. In this episode of Ask Dr. Andy, Dr. Andy Roark explains how you can get your new pooch to stop biting. ...

Can cats see colors? In this episode of Cone of Shame, Dr. Andy Roark addresses some fun facts about cats’ vision. 1. Cats don’t see red or green. via GIPHY 2. Cats focus on brightness, pattern, shape,...

Giving a pet as a present is like gifting someone with a job they don’t want. Pets are a huge responsibility, so think twice before giving one as a gift. Share the video below with anyone who might...