Andy Roark DVM MS

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“If we look and think that we should be snuggling puppies and kittens all day, we’re always going to feel like our lives are not where they should be.” Watch as Dr. Andy Roark highlights what it...

  Have questions about cruciate injuries? From how to prevent them to how to treat them, Drs. Andy Roark and Jennifer Wardlaw cover all the bases in this Facebook live session. (Notes available below...

I have worked in veterinary medicine for 15 years. It has been an amazing journey, and during this time I have met, connected and formed friendships with many of my colleagues. These colleagues have shared...

Every dog is unique, but some special dogs become cornerstones as we build our lives. These companions accompany us as we grow into who we are and become part of our most treasured and sacred memories.     Phoenix...

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....