Avoiding Eye Contact With Dogs

Every once in a while a pet parent will ask us to avoid eye contact with their dogs lest they become aggressive.  Well, it turns out that rather than discussing their dog, these pet parents might just be discussing our elected officials. Let me explain. In Minnesota, for example, Senate Rule 36.8 requires that all…

June 17, 2015

Bruno Week 2

About ten days ago Bruno looked something like this undergoing a Femoral Head and Neck Ostectomy at San Francisco Animal Care and Control (this is Bruno’s actual surgeon but this isn’t Bruno).  After just 10 days of rehabilitation Bruno is a relaxed, fun loving pup! How relaxed you ask? Well how would you feel about doing…

June 11, 2015

Bruno Needs a Forever Home: Bruno Blog Week 1 | Pet Camp

This is Bruno (and Susan). Bruno is a very special dog and, frankly, he needs your help. Here’s why… Bruno is a sweetheart of a two- year-old neutered Pit Mix (yes – let’s just face it he is a Pittie) and it’s shocking what a sweetheart he is given how his life started. For a…

June 4, 2015

Pet Care – It’s More than an App

I was reading about a veterinarian in Texas who is in trouble for practicing veterinary medicine by giving advice on a website to “patients” that he has never actually seen. The Texas Veterinary Practice Act requires that a veterinarian see the animal before providing veterinary care. The veterinarian claims that this requirement violates his First…

May 27, 2015