Surgery

Bichon with wet nose A Vet's Life
Challenging Cases: Zippity's Story
One of the most rewarding aspects of being a veterinarian is keeping pets healthy and happy and brining joy to pet parents everywhere.
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Happy female German shepherd dog A Vet's Life
Challenging Cases: Zada's Story
Sometimes, pets get sick and the all we can do is make them comfortable until the end. That's what happened with Zada, a 9-year old German shepherd.
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Shetland Sheepdog in backyard A Vet's Life
Life and Death Decisions: Catchy's Story
The best thing a pet parent can do is advocate for his or her pet, especially in the case of Catchy, a border collie with a jaw tumor and a grim prognosis.
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A Vet's Life
Life and Death Decisions: Cloudy's Story
A 16-year old Pomeranian named Cloudy goes to the vet with a history of vomiting and lethargy and goes home with a new lease on life.
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Smiling white pit bull in practice waiting room A Vet's Life
Life and Death Decisions Part V: Panda's Story
A risky surgery and an anticipated tumor give a six-year old pit bull a new lease on life, underscoring the importance of exploratory surgery.
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Old chihuahua A Vet's Life
Life and Death Decisions Part IV: Caramel's Story

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Cat in shadows A Vet's Life
Life and Death Decisions Part III: Mojo's Story
Sometimes, dogs and cats get sick and there's nothing that can be done. Fortunately, humane euthanasia can help them pass away pain-free and with dignity.
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Golden Labrador on a mountain in Maine A Vet's Life
Life and Death Decisions Part II: Bogey's Story
Owning a pet is a huge financial responsibility, and sometimes they get sick or hurt. It's important to avoid avoidable problems or look into pet insurance.
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White cat with eyebrows A Vet's Life
Life and Death Decisions: Jada's Story
The parents of a 16-year old cat plead with Dr. Phil Zeltzman to perform surgery on a tumor despite the risks and certain decrease in the cat's quality of life.
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Blood work before surgery is crucial Dog Surgery A-Z
Preanesthetic Testing and Your Pet
Regular checkups and blood work for your pet is important.
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