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Pet dentistry: necessity or money-maker?
pet owner and they'll tell you dentistry is one of the top subjects their vet brings up during annual wellness exams. I don't think it's a stretch to say that most pet owners think dental care is just another way for their vet to dig into deeper into their ... read more
VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Lola StVil
So it was a combination of necessity and desperation ... Because in Haiti, people don’t really keep pets. You might give them a little something to eat, but you’re not officially a pet owner. So when I told them here people have dogs and then they ... read more
8 unnecessary medical tests and procedures you keep getting
Itching to get out of the dentist's chair ASAP? You're in luck ... (Here's how to tell if you have a vitamin D deficiency.) PET or CT scans Knowing how serious some diseases are, it may seem wise to get a CT scan to screen for lung cancer, or a whole ... read more
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CareCredit and VCA Animal Hospitals, Inc. Extend Promotional Healthcare Financing Agreement
Services include wellness exams, vaccines and diagnostic programs, as well as specialties including oncology, cardiology, dentistry ... more than half of pet owners (55 percent) surveyed viewed care for their pets as an absolute necessity. read more
Endearing pooch Lentil helps kids with facial differences
Alexander Reiter and John Lewis, both with the vet school's Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery ... "It's not really a necessity for patients that are not fully aware of what they look like." Because Lentil would still have his cleft lip, the vet ... read more
Want to insure your body?
If that didn't grab your attention, maybe your little pet will. Surely you love your little dog ... If you are a world-renown food critic, maybe you can insure your taste buds!. A dentist or a pianist? Your hands would need that protective cover ... read more
N.J. could be first state to ban declawing of cats
“Declawing is a barbaric practice that more often than not is done for the sake of convenience rather than necessity,” Democratic Assemblyman ... measure that would increase state oversight of pet dealers to tamp down on commercial breeding facilities ... read more
Why I'm ashamed to be a vet: a shocking exposé of the profession that puts pets through 'painful and unnecessary treatments to fleece their trusting owners'
I have known of cat owners told that despite the fact their cat is perfectly fine - and frankly animals in the wild break their teeth all the time and do not need expensive dentistry ... pet insurance. These days, pet insurance is pushed as a 'necessity'. read more
Orthodontics give dogs a healthy bite
For dogs – whose teeth are not just used for chewing but also like hands to pick up and carry objects – a healthy bite is a necessity. Certain orthodontic ... having a board-certified veterinary dentist apply braces. The goal of orthodontic treatment ... read more
Letters: El Paso should honor Acosta's contributions
My wife and I started going to Dr. Reynolds when our dentist retired two years ago ... And that can be chalked up to irresponsible pet ownership or willful disregard. I will be gratified to see just what the "extremely high level" actions by the city ... read more