I own several pit bulls and love them to death. I …

I own several pit bulls and love them to death. I really don't like people out there that have such a negative view on them. Just because the owner mistreats there dog doesn't mean the dog is bad, just trained … Continue reading

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Cougar suspected in the death of LA Zoo koala

“It wasn’t me!” The Los Angeles Times reports that a cougar is suspecting in killing one of the LA Zoo’s koalas earlier this month. LA is home a famous cougar called P-22. This cat lives in Griffith Park, and it’s generally … Continue reading

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California’s End of Life Option Act and How it Would have Changed Mom’s Death

In 2014, a young, vibrant woman named Brittany Maynard moved from the home in California she had known all her life so that she could die on her own terms in Oregon. Diagnosed with glioblastoma, arguably one of the most … Continue reading

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We love you to death

Veterinary medicine, the happiest field on earth, land of puppy butts and kitty snuggles and Pet Doctor Barbies in hotpants, or so they told me when I was 10. Or perhaps it is the land of crushing student debt, clients … Continue reading

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Would You Foster a Dog Who Got a Death Threat on Craigslist?

On Saturday, Missouri resident Liz Pendleton came across a bizarre Craigslist ad. It had a picture of a dog, probably a German Shepherd mix, looking very sad. Above the dog, the text: “Dog needs gone or shot.” Share this image … Continue reading

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Death Match: Social Media vs. Rotary

Two weeks ago, I had the honor of speaking at the AAHA National Convention as a part of the BlogPaws veterinary social media track. In a fit of what I can only imagine was perhaps a hypothermia-induced lapse in judgment, … Continue reading

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