• Top Veterinary Articles of the Week: Second Opinions, Mosquitoes, and more

    5 monthes ago - By Dawg Business

    Don't Wait Too Long to Get a Second Opinion Dr. Nancy Kay/Speaking for Spot
    If there was a single take-home point from all my experiences with complicated medical issues, it is the importance of knowing when to get a second opinion . For me, learning this was a long process, and if I knew back then what I know now, Jasmine's medical journey didn't have to be as hard as it has been. Having learned the hard way, getting second opinions is one of the things I preach.
    So often I see people looking for help online, stating their veterinarian doesn't know what's going on, doesn't know how else...
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  • Top Veterinary Articles of the Week: Diabetes, Histoplasmosis, and more

    Top Veterinary Articles of the Week: Diabetes, Histoplasmosis, and more

    5 monthes ago - By Dawg Business

    Diabetes in Dogs: Type 1 vs. Type 2 Dr. Hanie Elfenbein/petMD
    Photo Pixabay "Diabetes in dogs is not a death sentence. It takes dedication, but your dog can still live a long, happy life." ~Dr. Hanie Elfenbein
    I think we all have a decent idea what diabetes is. It is a disease that results in an inability to regulate blood sugar levels and getting the glucose where it ought to be .
    There are two types of diabetes. Type I in which the dog's pancreas is unable to produce sufficient amounts of insulin. Insulin is the hormone that takes care of moving glucose out of blood wherever it ought to...
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