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  • Dangers of Rat Poison
    Recent events at the clinic have inspired me to blog this week about the dangers of rat poison. Danger is implied in the word “poison”, to be sure, but I Read more
  • Zoonotic Disease
    As a practicing veterinarian, I receive many calls regarding zoonotic diseases. Zoonotic diseases are those infections transmissible between humans and animals and vice versa. The calls I receive often involve Read more
  • Pet food labels
    Today I am attempting to help the readers decipher the Pet Food Label. It can be complicated, and some of this information may seem boring or confusing, so I’ll try Read more
  • Microchip and your pets
    There are many ways to identify your pet, and placement of a microchip is one of them. Placement of a chip is a means of semi-permanent identification. A microchip is Read more
  • Is the T.V. too loud for our dog?
    A recent comment of the Family Pet Clinic Facebook page caught my attention. A woman posted her concern for their dog’s hearing. Her husband was significantly hard of hearing and Read more
  • Stinky Dogs!
    Every now and then, one of my clients will comment: “My dog stinks!” or “Dr. Dunn, this dog smells bad. Why does he smell so bad?” Many times I have Read more
  • Natural, does not always mean healthy
               I sometimes drive myself nuts trying to explain to people that “natural and holistic” pet food is not necessarily any better that any other pet Read more
  • Ticks In Cats
    Ticks & Cats             “Dr. Dunn, I’m not worried about tick prevention for my cats. Cats don’t get ticks.”             Unfortunately, the belief that cats do not get ticks is wrong, a Read more
  • Does your dog roll in stinky stuff?
    Some canine behaviors are difficult to understand, especially the unpleasant ones. Why do some dogs like to roll in the most foul smelling, unpleasant material that they can find? Many Read more
  • Spaying your pet
            Yes, there is a huge pet overpopulation problem in our area, and that alone is an excellent reason for spaying. But there are many other more Read more
  • Pharmaceutical use in animals
    Your veterinarian is the only professional trained in the proper use of pharmaceuticals in animals. No other person has the knowledge and skill to safely prescribe medication to your pet. Read more
  • Poinsettia Plants....Are they toxic?
    Many people are under the impression that poinsettia plants are toxic to pets. In the past, even I had been under that impression myself. However, current theory is that the Read more
  • Antifreeze toxicity
    Antifreeze toxicity is the second most common cause of fatal poisoning in animals, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers. Most cases of antifreeze poisoning in animals are Read more
  • Canine Heartworm disease
    Canine heartworm disease is caused by a nematode parasite, in other words. “a worm”. The parasite infects the circulatory system of dogs and, very rarely, cats. Mosquitoes transmit the parasite. Read more
  • First-Aid pet lesson
                And now for another  "at-home" pet first aid lesson. I think you will find this to be practical and useful information, particularly if you have ever seen your pet Read more
  • Crate training puppies
                Last week I wrote about the benefits of crate training your dog. I pointed out that crate training facilitates house breaking, keeps your dog safe when you are away Read more


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  • "Wow! Thanks to all the staff at Anderson Vet Clinic. I feel like you all truly love what you do! My kitty, Lola and I always have such a pleasant experience when we come in. Fortunately, it’s usually just for a check-up, but I would not leave Lola in anyone else’s hands but yours. Thank you for your caring commitment!"
    Maya Smith / Los Angeles, CA
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    John Doe / San Diego, CA