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Category Archives: Veterinary Medicine

Diseases people and pets can give to each other

Tuesday, Jan 13th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Can you get diseases from your pets? Yes. And they can get them from you, too! Here’s what I had to say to a reader who wrote me about the spread of diseases between humans and pets: Q: With all the talk of the Ebola virus a few months ago and how it can live […]

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Does your cat need his ear canal removed?

Thursday, Jan 8th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

If your cat is pawing at his ear and shaking his head, he may have a condition that requires surgery. Here’s a question about that I received from a reader, and my reply. Q: I was told when I adopted him that my cat had some benign polyps in his ear, but lately he’s been […]

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Win a veterinary practice transformation from me and my team!

Tuesday, Jan 6th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Veterinary practices: Would you like me, along with my team, to visit your practice, take its vitals, and give you not only a prescription for transformation, but three months of follow-up support, absolutely free? Thanks to our friends at Embrace Pet Insurance, you can enter to win just that! Find out the rules and how […]

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Holiday pet hazards worth worrying about

Friday, Dec 19th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Yesterday I wrote about holiday pet hazards that are more hype than harm. Now I’m going to go over the hazards you need to prevent if possible and treat with urgency if they happen: 1. Human medications. The holidays are a time when we have visitors, including older parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles who are […]

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Holiday ‘hazards’ that are more hype than harm

Thursday, Dec 18th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

In my 35 years as a veterinarian, I’ve talked about holiday hazards one-on-one in the veterinary exam room and also reached into millions of living rooms giving potentially life-saving advice to pet owners. Let me talk about this subject again, like it was the very first time: A lot of the risks pet owners worry […]

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