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HIP DYSPLASIA IN DOGS, PART 3 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:12pm Wow, now that I have your attention with this photo of a full moon, how many of you remember where you were 40 years ago tomorrow, 20 July 1969? Desperado and Helpful Buckeye were sitting in our tiny apartment, in married student housing, in graduate school at Florida State University, and not quite certain of the importance of what we were about ... Read on »
BED BUGS, DANCING DOGS, AND "DOG-TOBER".... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 26 Sep 2010 12:00am As one of my friends here in Flagstaff told me yesterday, he's really looking forward to welcoming the month of "Dog-Tober" later this week. October is one of the many beautiful months here in northern Arizona and most of the local dogs are thrilled with the comfortably warm days and the crisp, cool nights. Our 2 best friends, C ... Read on »
HALLOWEEN, DOGS HELP HUMANS, AND POISONINGS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Oct 2010 12:00am Halloween is almost here and, yes, Halloween ranks right up there at the top of the list (along with the 4th of July) as the holiday during which most cats and dogs either get lost or get into trouble. Helpful Buckeye covered these risks in detail in our Halloween issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats 2 years ago and some of those highlights b ... Read on »
Jeannie’s dog Chase eating her R... by Dr. Kim .. Naturopathic DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 5:59pm Jeannie’s dog Chase eating her RMB Veterinary dentist talks about his passion for real animal health care based on their nature Albuquerque, NM — March 28, 2008 — Veterinary dentist, Dr. Johan Joubert will appear on the BlogTalkRadio show “Animal Talk Naturally” ( http://blogtalkradio.com/animaltalknaturally ) with hosts, veterinary ... Read on »
MARCH MADNESS & APRIL FOOLS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:13pm March Madness leads to.... April Fools Yes, the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament remains the most exciting sports event of the year and April Fools Day remains the preeminent hoaxing jokester day of the year. April Fools Day is observed in many countries with many variations on the theme, but with a hoax of some type ... Read on »
Treating Adverse Vaccine Reactions by Jean Dodds, DVM by Jan R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 06 Aug 2009 10:09pm World-renowned pet vaccination expert Dr. Jean Dodds has written a wonderful article on managing and treating adverse reactions to vaccination (published here with her permission).  She also clears up common misconceptions about vaccination, titer testing and vaccinating against rabies. This is an important article. I hope you’ll read it ... Read on »
Where'd You Get Your Dog? by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 8:09pm Whenever I'm out with my dog, usually the third question I'm asked, after "what's his name?" (though I'm never asked for my name) and "what kind of dog is he?" is "where did you get him?" My answer is that I got him at a pet store. Usually this is followed by some type of surprised look, or simply "oh really." I suddenly become the biggest dirt ... Read on »
PETS AND HUMANS SHARE DISEASES by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 09 Dec 2012 12:00am Before we get into pet-related matters, Helpful Buckeye would like to take a moment to honor and remember one of our all-time great jazz musicians, Dave Brubeck, who passed away this week.  Way back in the early 1960s, Helpful Buckeye was beginning to appreciate the "new" style of jazz as played by Stan Getz, Vince Guaraldi, Ramsey Lewis, Ha ... Read on »
DARWIN AND LINCOLN.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:15pm DARWIN AND LINCOLN....Twin Peaks: Their shared birth date is an intriguing coincidence, but what truly unites Darwin and Lincoln is how they shaped the modern world.... This is the title of an excellent article in Smithsonian Magazine, February 2009, written by Adam Gopnik. The article begins with this paragraph: " We are all pebbles droppe ... Read on »
Red Wolf Controversy by Robert Folzenlogen Posted Wed 05 Dec 2012 12:00am When European explorers first reached North America, red wolves inhabited the southeastern quadrant of the Continent, from New England to the Ozarks of Missouri, southward to the Gulf Coast.  Smaller than gray wolves but larger than coyotes, they favored swamp forests and river valleys.  By the 1970's, habitat loss and predator control programs ... Read on »