Veterinary Care

“The Appointment”
by Sue Macartney Snape

“The best doctor in the world is a veterinarian.
He can’t ask his patients what is the matter — he’s got to know.”
Will Rogers

We follow Dr. Jean Dodds’ Minimal Vaccine Use Vaccination Protocol.   


9 – 10 weeks

Distemper + Parvovirus, MLV (e.g. Intervet Progard Puppy DPV)
14 weeks
Same as above
20 weeks or older, if allowable by law

1 year

Distemper + Parvovirus, MLV

1 year

Rabies, killed 3-year product (give 3-4 weeks apart from distemper/parvovirus booster)

A Dogs Prayer by Beth Norman Harris

A life-saving acupuncture point to know! compiled by Debby Rothman

A Living Love by Martin Scot Kosins

American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

Anal Glands

Anatomy of the ear from Dog Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook

Animal Health Technology by E.J. Catcott, DVM, PhD (Editor)

Antioxidants and cancer by Jeff Grognet, DVM, B.Sc. (Agr.)

Bot Flies

But Doc the Dog’s Already Dead by Emily Yoffe

Canine Atopy from Dog Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook

Cherry Eye by Dr. Catherine Marley

Chinese Medicine by Jeri Petz

Choosing Euthanasia for your Pet by Hilary Brown

Close Encounters of the Wild Kind by Jeff Grognet, DVM, B.Sc. (Agr.)

Deafness in Dogs George M. Strain, PhD

Defining Quality of Life by Moira Anderson Allen, M.Ed


Diarrhea by Deb Dempsey

Dog Gone Pain shared by Vickie Kuhlmann

Dog Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook

Ear mites

Early Spay-Neuter Considerations for the Canine Athlete by Chris Zink DVM, PhD, DACVP

Euthanasia What To Expect by Dr. T. J. Dunn, Jr.

Feeding a Dog with Kidney Disease by Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

Fungus Focus

Glucosamine by Jeff Grognet, DVM, B.Sc. (Agr.)

Heartworm History and Prevention by Jeff Grognet, DVM

How Do You Know When It’s Time by Hilary Brown Owner, VetPet veterinary e-list

How to Afford Veterinary Care Without Mortgaging the Kids
by an OLD COUNTRY VET, Dr. James L. Busby DVM.

Important Health Updates by Cassandra de la Rosa

Lessons from a Blind Dog by Vickie Kuhlmann

Lick Granulomas compilation of articles found on the internet

Living With Blind Dogs by Caroline D. Levin RN

Long-Term Health Risks and Benefits Associated with Spay / Neuter in Dogs
by Laura J. Sanborn, M.S.


Natural Allergy Relief by Barton Wendel

Natural Health for Dogs and Cats
by Richard H. Pitcairn, DVM, PhD and Susan Hubble Pitcairn

New Skills for Blind Dogs
A Companion Film to Living With Blind Dogs

No Guts No Glory By Mary C. Voss

Outfitting A First-Aid Kit by Jeff Grognet, DVM, B.Sc. (Agr.)

Pet Drugs are Subject of Safety Fears by Jeff Donn

Physical Therapy for Dogs Prone to Luxating Patellas by Debby Rothman

Pre-Loss Bereavement and the Power of Bargaining by Moira Anderson Allen, M.Ed.

Raisin The Alarm by Laurinda Morrise, DVM

Removing The Skunk Smell

Richard Pitcairn DVM PhD

Rising Yeast by Dr. Boyd Harrell

Sadie’s Yeast Infection:  How we over came Malassezia Pachydermatitis by Katy Widger

Science of Vaccine Damage by Catherine O’Driscoll

Seizures by Jeff Grognet, D.V.M., D.Sc.

Shampoo Therapy in Dogs and Cats by Anthony A. Yu, BSc, DVM

Sorting Out Skin Diseases from Dog Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook

Structure Of The Eye

Tango’s Episode – suture reaction

The Complete Herbal Book for the Dog by Juliette de Bairacli Levy

The Cornea from Dog Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook

The Immune System by Debra M. Eldredge, DVM

The Most Common Orthopedic Problem by Dr. Michael Bauer

Thyroid Problems of the Basenji Dog by Linda Daves Siekert C.V.T., V.D.T.

Titres and their relation to vaccination by Jeff Grognet, DVM, BSC. (Agr.)

Traumatic eye prolapse by Jeff Grognet, D.V.M., B.Sc.(Agr.)

Treating Yoyo Testicles

Umbilical cord tear treatment by Ronny Junkins

Urine Collection by Catherine Marley M.D.

Using NSAIDs by Jeff Grognet, D.V.M., B.Sc.(Agr.)

Veterinary Information Network

What’s Eating Them  Food Allergies by Jeff Grognet, DVM

Wild Eyed by Marisa Beahm The Reporter-Herald

Yeast in ears

Yeast treatment – Rx