News Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

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What would you like me to write about?

Thursday, Nov 1st, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Fear Free exam

Whenever I survey my readers, you say your number one area of interest is veterinary information. But those articles aren’t as popular as others when I post them to Facebook. What would you like me to write and post about? I want to make sure I’m giving you the information you really want (mixed with […]

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What dog owners need to know about Addison’s disease

Tuesday, Oct 30th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Quora

Our Quora had the condition known as Addison’s disease, so when a reader wrote asking about her own dog’s diagnosis, I had plenty of information to share. Here it is. Q: My dog has Addison’s disease. What can you tell me about it? A: A lot! My own dog, the late, great Quora, developed Addison’s […]

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How to use a self-service dog wash without freaking out your dog

Wednesday, Aug 22nd, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Wet Cocker Spaniel dog after the bath with a green towel

While those with small dogs can wash them in a kitchen or laundry room sink, many owners of larger pooches head for the self-service dog wash. That goes double with those with bad backs who find bending over and bathing a dog in the shower or outdoors with a hose is painful. Unfortunately, many dogs […]

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Make a difference for the animals again this year – Lexington, Ky., Sept. 21, 2018

Tuesday, Aug 7th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Happy senior dog on leash

If you’ll be near Lexington, Kentucky, on Sept. 21, I hope you’ll consider attending the Annual Making a Difference Now Animal Welfare Conference. I’ve been honored to present at the conference in the past, and this year they have a stellar agenda you won’t want to miss.  It includes: Presentations by highly regarded speakers from […]

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#CougsGive to help pets!

Wednesday, Mar 28th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Dr. Leticia Fanucchi

Friends, I’m incredibly proud to have attended Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where I first discovered the power of the human-animal bond thanks to legendary Dean Leo Bustad. He made me the veterinarian I am today! I’m equally proud of the commitment WSU has made to the emotional well-being of animals. Dr. Leticia […]

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