Unspayed female dog or cat – smoldering and waiting to erupt…

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Here I am on my soapbox again. If you own an unspayed female dog, read on: A three-year-old female dog was recently presented to me, flat out and unresponsive. According to the owner she had been “in heat” for the past two months and, although she had slowed down and lost her appetite, she was doing […]

Sago palm.


Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Poisoning

Poisonings – known, suspected, or possible – are one of the more common reasons for people to call an emergency hospital. We get frequent phone calls from people whose pet has been seen chewing on a particular plant. Is it poisonous? The pet has eaten a tablet or capsule of the owner’s personal medication that […]