Post Tagged with: "veterinarians"

  • The Poison-Proof Dog, Part 2

    The Poison-Proof Dog, Part 2

    K9 Health 01/14/2014 at 2:42 pm

    In our last issue, we began a discussion of how best to protect working dogs in law enforcement from accidental poisoning. We put particular focus on the dog, especially on normal vital signs, in hopes that by recognizing normal values we could more swiftly identify the abnormal ones. In this […]

  • The Poison-Proof Dog: Part One

    The Poison-Proof Dog: Part One

    K9 Health 11/22/2013 at 4:18 pm

    Recently, the American College of Veterinary Emergency Medicine and Critical Care reported that each month, six percent of canine emergencies in the U.S. are accidental poisonings. Would you be ready to deal with an intoxication if your dog was involved? Would you know what signs to look for if your […]

  • Finding The Trainer You Need

    Finding The Trainer You Need

    K9 Health 07/10/2013 at 2:39 pm

    Part 1 in a series There is no single national or state agency for licensing or certifying dog trainers or behavior professionals. Various universities, specialty schools, and other organizations provide programs and certify graduates. In their training, veterinarians have different levels of training pertinent to behavior. Some veterinarians have only […]

  • Early Spay and Neuter

    Early Spay and Neuter

    K9 Health 07/01/2013 at 10:19 pm

    Pet overpopulation is a profound problem.  Veterinarians began neutering (castrating or spaying) pets and strays to combat this ever present reality.  Neutering has become so widespread that people (veterinarians included) have come to think that it is for the health of our pets, not as just population control.  I am […]