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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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A VEGAN DIET FOR MY PETS? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Well, so much for spring arriving!  Helpful Buckeye shoveled 12" of "springtime" from the driveway yesterday morning and right now (5 AM Sunday morning), the temp ... 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 »
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 »
WHAT DO YOUR PETS EAT? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Wow, can you believe the size of the moon the last two evenings?  Astronomers tell us the moon hasn't been this close to Earth in 20 years and it will be another 20 yea ... Read on »
PET EXPENSES, EXPECTED AND UNEXPECTED.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Two different forms of "Madness" show up this week... St. Patrick's Day and March Madness.  It seems that a lot of our readers were in ... Read on »
DOG BEHAVIOR AND A PISCES BIRTHDAY.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Due to a weekend-long celebration of Helpful Buckeye's birthday, this issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats will be structured a bit differently than our normal format ... Read on »
DEAFNESS, DOG HATS, AND PET TRUSTS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Wow, did we get a good response to last week's intro on letting your pets sleep in your bed with you!  Most respondents claimed they have been doing this for years and n ... Read on »
CONSTIPATION, SLEEP PARTNERS, AND SCOTTISH DEERHOUNDS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health By now, Helpful Buckeye suspects that all of our pet-owning readers are aware of the numerous news reports about the "dangers" of allowing your pets to sleep in your be ... 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 »
SENIOR PETS, COYOTES, AND STEELERS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health For those of you who might be wondering whether Helpful Buckeye would be able to "answer the bell" and finish this week's issue of the blog after watching the Pittsburg ... Read on »
PET DENTAL HEALTH MONTH.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health The ASPCA offers 5 Pet Tips for Good Health in 2011 Maybe you've made a few resolutions for yourself this year, but how about your pet? Even small changes can mak ... Read on »
SNOWY MOUNTAIN MEADOWS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Hannagan Meadow Winter has come to most of the mountainous parts of Arizona but not to the extreme extent of last year.  Desperado and Helpful Buckeye spent several d ... Read on »
WINTER PERSISTS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health The Pacific Northwest, the Great Plains, the Midwest, and the East Coast have been experiencing the type of winter that Desperado and Helpful Buckeye shoveled throug ... Read on »
YOU GIVE ME FEVER.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health The first full week of 2011 has come and gone.  How many "resolutions" have you broken already?  Did you actually make any resolutions that had real meaning?  How about ... Read on »
TRANSITION FROM OLD TO NEW.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Human nature being what it is, most of us tend to want to leave "things" behind when one year is ending and to pick up or change to other "things" as the new year b ... Read on »
END OF THE YEAR POTPOURRI.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health In addition to the beginning of the Holiday Season this past week, we also experienced the shortest day of the year.  Desperado and Helpful Buckeye have always looke ... Read on »
SENIOR PETS, PT. 2.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health While the east coast is suffering through a prolonged and cold winter storm, and the Midwest is trying to rebound after their winter storm moved east, the southwest ... Read on »
SENIOR PETS, DOG BITES, AND SERVICE DOGS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health It has been uncommonly warm here in the mountain country of northern Arizona.  In fact, the National Weather Service is suggesting that Flagstaff might not have snow ... Read on »
HYPERTHYROIDISM, CATS ON A LEASH, WINTER TRAVEL TIPS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Now that December has arrived, it's time to consider Helpful Buckeye's "Winter Travel Tips." Top 5 Winter Travel Tips A winter vacation can be a wonderful chan ... Read on »
PET BEQUESTS, THYROID DISEASES, AND ANIMAL CSI.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health The long Thanksgiving holiday weekend has ended, most of you are getting back into your regular routines, and your dogs and cats are still wondering what actually ha ... Read on »