Category Archives: Strange Beliefs

Internet Sources for Veterinary Advice

People are searching the internet for information on how to care for their pets.  Some veterinarians hate this.  Not me.  It would be pretty hypocritical for me to rant about "Dr. Internet" when I sort of am "Dr. Internet".  The thing is, I try to confine my advice to subjects that I personally know well.  […]

Whoa! He didn’t like that!

"Whoa! He didn’t like that!" says Fluffy’s owner, when Fluffy [not his real name] has just experienced some singularly unpleasant invasion of privacy — most commonly a rectal thermometer, or rectal examination.  I suppose that when our loved ones are distressed (just as at a funeral) we feel compelled to say something, simply to show […]