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Tick Born Disease

Ticks are very common here on the North Shore of Boston. They are found in every city and town here in Massachusetts and continue to become more common in New Hampshire and Maine. There are sometimes hundreds of ticks just waiting in the brush and grasses to join us. Being pet owners is a plus as having the awareness and knowledge of ticks and the disease that they can transmit is helpful for our safety.

Being Mortal

Over the summer, I read “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande. I have thought about the book almost every day either in my own reflections of life or talking to a client about it. I did write my thoughts as a veterinarian on the book, with pen and paper, back in September when my computer crashed. Being a big recycler, it appears that I recycled the four pages that I wrote one night before turning in. So much for my career as an author!

Introducing Nail Trimming to your Puppy

Feline obesity has become quite a hot topic for several reasons. One is that unfortunately, we have plenty of “subjects” to study! And there are several parallels between cats and people with Type 2 Diabetes.

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