2020-03-28
  • 11:57 am Perfect Aquarium, Hospital Tank, or Quarantine? Everything Perfect to Make or Keep Fish Healthy
  • 11:55 am Old Dog Tremors – Is it Normal For My Dog’s Leg To Tremor?
  • 3:37 pm Necropsy Video
  • 1:35 pm Hand Sanitizer? No I Like Ethanol Spray Better
  • 1:16 pm Why I Don’t Like Gloves For Contagion-Containment-Avoidance
  • 11:54 am Praziquantel Doesn’t Work Anymore Against Flukes?

Old Dog Tremors – Is it Normal For My Dog’s Leg To Tremor? Commonly we will see one or two limbs on a dog that simply tremor. Key elements of a “Don’t Worry About It” response are: 1) Pet seems unaware 2) Happens upon some excitement 3) Pet acts perfectly normal in every other respect […]

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Hand Sanitizer? No, I Like Ethanol Spray Better Hand sanitizer is great. Above 60% ethanol it’s effective. But it’s not great for keypads, door handles, chair-arms, etc. You go to the gas station and are confronted with a LOT to touch that may have corona virus on it. So when my spouse mentioned we could […]

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Summary of gloves: Use hand sanitizer a LOT with your gloves. Your skin will thank you. But so will your environment: I don’t like gloves for prevention of contagions. People put gloves on, and then they touch everything. I mean, EVERYTHING all day from light switches to paperwork to equipment, medical keypads, bags of fluids […]

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The Covid Protocols Symptoms of Pet Illness or Irregularity To know what’s going on with your pet when I look at it, the following will be REALLY important. And if forms aren’t ‘your thing’ it’s okay, you can call 770 977 5377 and the staff member will collect any and all descriptive of the problem. […]

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If you are bringing a pet to JVS to be seen today: COVID 19 Protocols & Policies, March 2020 “Wait in your car, call 770 977 5377 and we’ll call you there to bring your pet to the door at your appointed time. We’ll have him back to you in a short time (and sanitized) […]

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Perfect Aquarium, Hospital Tank, or Quarantine? Everything Perfect to Make or Keep Fish Healthy There are a few essential criteria for improving fish health and if you’re not already “doing it thusly” perhaps it’s time. There are TONS of ways to “do it right” but the following is how I treat fish, and house my […]

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Denamarin was a “me too” veterinary preparation of Milk Thistle sold as a ‘proprietary’ answer to the far-more-effective “Urso” which is ‘ursodehydrocholic acid’ and had been working WELL for liver disease, cirrhotic, fibrotic, infectious….But Veterinarians didn’t ‘control’ the drug and there was a generic. Milk Thistle contains minuscule amounts of UDCA and so it was […]

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How To Get Medicines Online Without a Prescription Key points: You’re not encouraged to do this because you may get dangerous or illegal compounds. You could be included in a ‘situation’ when and if these online pharmacies are plundered by the authorities. You’re giving your credit card information to “this kind” of people. Past that, […]

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Folks sometimes call the office looking for something they can do for their dog til it can get seen, or over the weekend, or just IN CONJUNCTION with a standard treatment. And they ask about AZO, AZO Standard. Which is FINE to ask about except it turns out, the compound in AZO STANDARD is toxic […]

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Resources From March 2020 Presentations at Garden State Koi Downloads The first download is the presentation for the hour on “Important Water Quality Issues” in which I do give some time to the nitrogen cycle and pH – – but spend the most of the time talking about the clinical significance of “hazes” and their […]

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The following is excerpted from one of my fave sites, (Vetfolio) for my notes category. (For future reference but linked for bibliographical accuracy.) Limbal (Epibulbar) Limbal melanomas are the most common ocular melanomas in dogs, accounting for 20% to 50% of these tumors,17-19 and are less common in cats.7 In both species, this tumor is typically a […]

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