Let’s Talk Toenails!

Let’s Talk Toenails! Hello again friends of GVH!  Today I wanted to discuss something very basic, but very important – toenail maintenance for dogs and cats.  Generally, we recommend regular trims for dogs and cats, although cats that are mostly outdoor and may...

The One to Read if You Have a Male Cat

Hello cat lovers – specifically, those that have at least one loveable furry male feline in their lives (or plan to get one in the future). This blog is especially for you! Male cats have a few additional considerations beyond general cat things. The things we...

Aging in Companion Animals – Part 3

Hello again friends of GVH! Thanks for sticking with my series on aging in companion animals. Here is the third and final installment with two more topics to cover. The first is changes in bathroom habits. Drinking more and urinating more can be symptoms of a lot of...

Back to Basics – The Rabies Vaccine

Back to Basics – The Rabies Vaccine Hello again everyone! Let’s talk about one of the most basic, essential parts of veterinary medicine – the rabies vaccine. First of all, let’s start with the rabies virus. The rabies virus is 100% fatal. I repeat, 100%...

A Word About Pet Insurance

A Word About Pet Insurance Greetings friends of GVH! Today I want to talk a little bit about pet insurance. As a veterinarian, I do support having pet insurance. To be clear, we do not sell pet insurance, and we are not affiliated with any companies that do. I like it...
Annie

Annie

“Annie” is a much beloved, sweet-as-pie, pearl-necklace-wearing bulldog mix owned by our technician, Alexa.  She had always been healthy except for allergies, and seemed to do best on a special kangaroo diet. She developed a growth in her mouth in July 2017, when she...