All posts by Dr Marc Smith

  • Calcium Oxalate Bladder Stones in Dogs; Prevent the Recurrence

    By Dr. Marc Smith, DVM So your dog is urinating blood, whining and trying to pee on every bush in your front yard. Oh well, it’s probably a UTI or he is just having a bad day...

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Dog Resistant Staph Infection

    Recently, I have been treating a unique skin infection in a Lab used for duck hunting- a case of dog resistant Staph infection. I have seen a few cases of resistant Staph in my fifteen years but...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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  • Pet Euthanasia. Putting my Pet to Sleep – When? Where?

    As a veterinarian, I am often asked this question; however, I can’t make this final decision for any pet owner. Instead, I focus on the medical issues and facts, so the owner will have the knowledge to...

    • Posted October 18, 2012
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  • Exercise Induced Collapse

    Why Test for EIC? For all of the Lab enthusiasts out there, this is a necessity! For good reason, exercise induced collapse is a hot topic right now in hunting dogs. I am not going to review...

    • Posted October 3, 2012
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  • Dog Choke & Treatment

    by Dr. Marc Smith 4-lbs. Yorkie choked on a dog treat. I saw a very interesting case today that I want to share, a case of dog choke. In horses, I have seen and treated choke too...

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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