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Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Flagstaff, Arizona
My blog, Questions On Dogs and Cats, is written from the perspective of Helpful Buckeye, who, in... Full Bio
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ARE VACCINATIONS REALLY NECESSARY? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health OK, all those of you who expected a bunch of photos this year involving dogs and cats dressed up for Halloween, raise your hand...and then go stand in the corner!  That app ... Read on »
ARE VACCINATIONS REALLY NECESSARY? (PT. 2) by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Helpful Buckeye appreciates all the interesting e-mails after last week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats...most of which had to do with the spider pictures that be ... Read on »
ARE YOU & YOUR PETS READY? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health What's that???  Oh, no, it's a tick!  And this is only March!  This past winter was, by all accounts, a much milder one than most throughout much of the USA.  As a r ... Read on »
ARE YOU CONSIDERING A NEW PET??? (PT. 2) by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Hope we didn't overwhelm you last week with all the things to consider when thinking about getting a new pet.  However, such an acquisition is a very important step in a pe ... Read on »
ARE YOU CONSIDERING A NEW PET??? (PT. 3) by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Well, we've gotten you through the initial step of deciding whether or not you wanted a new pet.  Then, we gave you some suggestions for how to go about looking f ... Read on »
ARTHRITIS AND YOUR PETS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Helpful Buckeye and Desperado are really glad to be back home after our recently completed 6000 mile driving trip. We enjoyed a lot of good times on the trip, some hectic m ... Read on »
ARTHRITIS AND YOUR PETS, PART 2 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health The end of this week will be IndependenceDay, otherwise known as the 4th of July. Traditional observances will include get-togethers with family and/or friends, picnic and ... Read on »
BARKING AND GROWLING DOGS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health If you've ever experienced an encounter such as this between dogs, you know that barking and growling can be manifested in many ways...and mean many things. More on "Barki ... Read on »
BED BUGS, DANCING DOGS, AND "DOG-TOBER".... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health 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 ma ... Read on »
BEEN WAITING FOR SPRING? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Helpful Buckeye suspects that all of us have been waiting for Spring...for one reason or another...except for those of you who love to snow ski.  Well, the first day ... Read on »
BEEN WAITING FOR SPRING? (PT. 2).... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Last week's introduction to getting your pets ready for spring must have struck the right chord with many of you.  Helpful Buckeye received a lot of e-mails with fur ... Read on »
CAN PETS BE COMPATIBLE WITH VEHICLES? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health In many parts of the country, folks are starting to think about road trips they would like to make later this spring or during the summer.  I know that Desperado and ... Read on »
CAN PETS BE COMPATIBLE WITH VEHICLES? PT. 2 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Helpful Buckeye doesn't expect to see any of our readers riding in a vehicle with their pet jumping loosely through the car, riding with its head out the window, or ... Read on »
CANCER IN DOGS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health "We think your dog might have cancer." This is one of the most frightening sentences a pet owner can hear.  Some of you may have already been the recipient of this me ... Read on »
CAT ABSCESSES...THE PAIN, THE PUS, AND THE PROGNOSIS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Helpful Buckeye has discussed the topic of pet poisonings in several issues of Questions On Dogs and Cats, as well as the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. Our readers ... Read on »
CATARACTS, CATNIP, AND SENIOR PET ASSISTANCE.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Every once in awhile someone drops into your life unexpectedly, makes you feel really comfortable, and enriches your perspective on life.  This happened last night at a ... Read on »
CATS BEHAVING BADLY.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Last week's discussion on vegan diets for your pets aroused some interest from some of you, but only to the extent that you were curious about the concept.  Most ... Read on »
CATS HAVE FOOD ALLERGIES TOO.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Helpful Buckeye received several e-mails after last week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats from readers asking whether cats also suffered some of the same allergic probl ... Read on »
CATS VS. DOGS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health In addition to the Hatfields and the McCoys, the North and the South, Ohio State and Michigan fans, and (currently) Democrats and Republicans, there is the c ... Read on »
CELEBRATION OF OUR PROTECTORS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health The observance of Memorial Day is a time for all of us to remember that "Freedom Isn't Free".  We should take the time to honor those who served and sacrificed for ... Read on »