Safer Anesthesia, Better Surgery, Happy Pets

Safer Anesthesia, Better Surgery, Happy Pets Thanks to the efforts of our forefathers, we can perform better surgery thanks to better monitoring, safer anesthesia and better drugs. Better Monitoring A few decades ago, ensuring that a patient was alive during anesthesia was limited to using your senses: observing gum color, feeling pulses, watching the chest […]

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How To Tell If You Have An Awesome Vet

How To Tell If You Have An Awesome Vet Dear reader, how would you describe your vet? Is (s)he good? excellent? Or awesome? Let me share with you my top secret to judge how good a family vet is. To clarify, I am a surgeon. Family vets refer difficult surgery patients to me. So I […]

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Sometimes, You Just Need To Follow the Directions

Sometimes, You Just Need To Follow the Directions “But Rebel was fine. Why should I give him the pills once he’s better? I don’t understand why he’s sick again.” If I’ve heard that excuse once, I’ve heard it a thousand times during the past 21 years of veterinary practice. And I still don’t get it. […]

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