A Vet's Life

Here you’ll find news and opinions from Pet Health Network’s expert veterinarians.

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Dr. MacPete: My Exciting Trip to The Monkey Farm in Costa Rica
Dr. Ruth MacPete took a trip to Costa Rica where she learned about an amazing group of volunteers. Find out how The Monkey Farm is helping at risk animals.
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Dog Survives 42-Day Saga in Yellowstone: A Veterinarian’s Joy
Dr. Nancy Kay can't contain her excitement after Jade was rescued from Yellowstone after an amazing 42 days! Learn the full story here.
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Dr. Zeltzman: 10 Things I Wish Every Cat Parent Would Do
Don't miss 10 candid request from Dr. Zeltzman that can keep your cat healthier for longer.
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Dr. Zeltzman: 10 Things I Wish Every Dog Parent Would Do
See 10 candid request from Dr. Zeltzman that can keep your dog healthier for longer.
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Writer Sends Away 4 Dogs in 4 Years: A Veterinarian’s Perspective A Vet's Life
Writer Sends Away 4 Dogs in 4 Years: A Veterinarian’s Perspective
Journalist says she gives her dogs up as soon as they grow out of the cute puppy phase. See what Dr. Ward has to say.
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Canine Crash Studies Evaluate Crate and Carrier Safety
Learn what new safety tests have to say about pet crates and carriers.
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New Audit Might Make You Doubt Online Symptom Checkers A Vet's Life
New Audit Might Make You Doubt Online Symptom Checkers
Do you run for the computer when your pet is feeling sick. Learn why that shouldn't be your only source.
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Do Dogs Recognize Human Faces? A Vet's Life
Do Dogs Recognize Human Faces?
Have you always suspected that your dog recognizes your face? Well now science is backing you up. Learn what happens inside of a dog's head when they see a human face.
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Dog and Baby Compete to Say “Mama” First, A Veterinarian Weighs In A Vet's Life
Dog and Baby Compete to Say “Mama” First, A Veterinarian Weighs In
A YouTube video that features a small child and a dog trying to say "mama" went viral. While the video is cute, it brings up a larger topic: teaching children how to respectfully handle pets to avoid danger.
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Plastic Surgery for Dogs in South Korea Sparks Outcry, But Is America That Different? A Vet's Life
Plastic Surgery for Dogs in South Korea Sparks Outcry, But Is America That Different?
The plastic surgery industry has grown significantly, not only in the US but in South Korea as well. But this doesn't just apply to humans. A recent article reveals this applies to dogs as well.
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