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Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

San Francisco, California
Patty Khuly, VMD, MBA is Dolittler's founder and a small animal veterinarian in Miami, Florida where she practices at Sunset Animal Clinic.. Dr. Khuly is an honors graduate of Wellesley College, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and, inexplicably, The Wharton School of... Full Bio
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“Heel. Sit. Whisper. Good Dog.” On debarking in dogs by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Spied on the front page of The New York Times this morning: “Heel. Sit. Whisper. Good Dog.” Surgery to cut the vocal cords of barky dogs is losing favorit reports. Amid su ... Read on »
Does dogged driving earn you a ticket where you live? by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health "Sometimes you just can’t legislate common sense," is what some dog owners are saying in response to the driving safety legislation that's been making its way through many s ... Read on »
What’s a veterinarian’s definition of a really bad day ...? by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Here’s my definition of a really bad day: When your surgery roster is so close to bursting that you’ve got to plan your day with the aptitude (and attitude) of a Jedi master ... Read on »
"Convenience euthanasia" for pets and the incremental power of veterinary denial by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Whatever your line of work, the normal course of your daily life will occasionally drag you to places you’d rather not go. And yet you must confront the stress and the dread ... Read on »
"If you're for declawing cats, raise your hand" by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Today over on PetMD’s DailyVet, I’ve penned a post on the subject of declawing and the debate that rages within veterinary medicine over its legal status. As if the issue wa ... Read on »
"Is Your Pet Right-Pawed, Left-Pawed, or Ambidextrous?" by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Dr. Coates is a veterinarian based in the other “Sunshine State” – that's Colorado to the rest of you – where she lives and plays with a varied range of animals. She shares ... Read on »
"Is Your Pet Right-Pawed, Left-Pawed, or Ambidextrous?" by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health I think all of my animals are left-handed (or pawed and hoofed to be precise). I read an article in my local paper last week that asked “Is your pet right-pawed, left-pawed, ... Read on »
"Misty"-eyed musings on animal welfare and the Chincoteague pony swim by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Off the Virginia and Maryland coast within the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge there’s a barrier island called Assateague that teems with feral horses. Every yea ... Read on »
"Old Dog" Vestibular Disease by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health I don’t get to give a lot of good news to my clients. As some of you already know, my veterinary practice deals primarily with end-of-life issues — hospice and in-home eutha ... Read on »
"Out of the Kitchen, Onto the Couch" and what it means for your food and our animals by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Anyone who knows me even slightly well outside of my silicon and stainless steel-infused professional environments can tell you something not-so-secret about me: I love to c ... Read on »
"Racial" profiling in veterinary medicine: Breed biases in the exam room by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Earlier this week I was reminded of an uncomfortable character flaw I possess: I harbor a subconscious fear of German shepherd dogs (GSD). It's one I've never been able to s ... Read on »
"The Pet Food Recall that Won’t End" by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health It’s time for an update on the "pet food recall that won’t end," as The Christian Science Monitor put it.   First of all, the recall has been expanded to cat food. Th ... Read on »
"They Ate What?" by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Every year Veterinary Practice News holds a contest called "They Ate What?" in which veterinarians and clinic staff send in X-rays and case descriptions of the craziest thin ... Read on »
"They Ate What?" by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health For today’s Fully Vetted, we’re revisiting Dr. Coates’s column from last November on the crazy things that have been found in the stomachs of pets. How about you — has you ... Read on »
‘The Case Against Homeopathy’ by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Early in January the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) will be considering a resolution, submitted by the Connecticut VMA, to discourage veterinarians from trea ... Read on »
“Remember when doctors made house calls and took jars of jam for payment and... by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health I make house calls. I’ll even price them on a sliding scale basis should my clients have trouble paying their bills.  Jars of jam? I’d gladly accept jars of home-made ... Read on »
'Advice to Dog Owners Whose Pets Take NSAIDs' by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health On February 22, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held an FDA Basics Webinar entitled, "Advice to Dog Owners Whose Pets Take NSAIDs." I didn’t hear about it soon enough ... Read on »
'Dog Wars: Raise Your Dog to Beat the Best' by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Yes, really. That's the title and tag-line for the Android app that's got the canine cognoscenti in a lather these days. And what's not to get lathered up about? This app's ... Read on »
'Fixing' Your Dog: It’s a Dog, Not a Dent by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Dr. Coates is a veterinarian based in the other “Sunshine State” – that's Colorado to the rest of you – where she lives and plays with a varied range of animals. She shares ... Read on »
'Girl Hunter' Gets Her Game On ... But Do You Approve? by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Few animal issues elicit more mixed feelings for me than those surrounding the subject of hunting. Morally fraught and complex (more so when you consider the changing variab ... Read on »