Category Archives for Safety & Awareness

Vaccine Efficacy (or in other words, does it work?)

Every procedure we do to ourselves or those in our care should be a useful one or there is no reason to do it. Obvious perhaps, but common sense is less and less common of late, especially in the world

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Revaccination and Dogs

Revaccination: The Untold Story Of Vaccination Schedules, Science And Speculation I’ll preface the following article by clearly stating that I’m not a vet. I didn’t attend veterinary college and

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Does Your Dog’s Vaccine Contain Thimerosal (Even When It Says It Doesn’t)?

You know the rabies vaccine is one of the most dangerous vaccines you can give your dog. But unfortunately, if you live in the United States or parts of Canada, the rabies vaccine is required by law. Maybe

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Safer Vaccine Guidelines For Dogs

In more than 23 years of practicing veterinary medicine, I have been minimally vaccinating pets to keep them safe from the dangers of over-vaccination. Over that time I have also been gathering data and

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Trust Me: I’m a Vet

I received a phone call from a reporter from CBC. There was an apparent parvovirus outbreak at an animal shelter and they wanted DNM’s take on what pet owners should do. What followed was a sad glimpse

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