Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician's MedHelp Blogs http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/685623 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Pet Flea/Tick Meds: What's Safe? Over this past year, we have seen numerous stories on adverse effects of topical or "spot on" flea an Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Mon, 22 Mar 2010 10:33:20 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/173612/Pet-Flea-Tick-Meds--Whats-Safe http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/173612/Pet-Flea-Tick-Meds--Whats-Safe Aggressive Dog? Spork, the Dachshund faces possible euthanasia "Spork", a 10 year old dachshund was taken to his veterinarian for oral surgery earlier in the month. Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Wed, 24 Feb 2010 10:58:13 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/165062/Aggressive-Dog--Spork--the-Dachshund-faces-possible-euthanasia http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/165062/Aggressive-Dog--Spork--the-Dachshund-faces-possible-euthanasia Canadian Docs Say No More Pets In Cabins On Planes. So this story caught my eye this weekend and I am just not really sure how to react. The Canadian Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Tue, 23 Feb 2010 10:16:27 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/164699/Canadian-Docs-Say-No-More-Pets-In-Cabins-On-Planes http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/164699/Canadian-Docs-Say-No-More-Pets-In-Cabins-On-Planes Man Poses as DVM, works for USDA. This story was forwarded to me today and it really causes me no end of concern!! http://www.wsbtv. Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Fri, 19 Feb 2010 09:09:38 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/163572/Man-Poses-as-DVM--works-for-USDA http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/163572/Man-Poses-as-DVM--works-for-USDA No Help for Kitten Up Power Pole (WARNING - this story does not have a good outcome) So I can't figure out what upsets me more abou Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Thu, 28 Jan 2010 10:56:34 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/157035/No-Help-for-Kitten-Up-Power-Pole- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/157035/No-Help-for-Kitten-Up-Power-Pole- Top Ten Human Meds That Harm Pets Everyday, veterinarians across the country and across the world field phone calls about pets who acci Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Thu, 07 Jan 2010 15:10:42 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/150457/Top-Ten-Human-Meds-That-Harm-Pets http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/150457/Top-Ten-Human-Meds-That-Harm-Pets Where is the money REALLY going? One of our Veterinary News Network reporters sent this blog to me yesterday and I thought some of you Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Thu, 31 Dec 2009 11:14:20 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/148352/Where-is-the-money-REALLY-going http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/148352/Where-is-the-money-REALLY-going Pets worse than cars for global warming?? So, needless to say I am in utter shock this morning as I sort through the news that has filtered in Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Tue, 22 Dec 2009 09:41:57 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/146288/Pets-worse-than-cars-for-global-warming http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/146288/Pets-worse-than-cars-for-global-warming Sad cases of Animal Cruelty You know, nothing irritates me more than individuals who find amusement and fun in torturing animals. Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Fri, 18 Dec 2009 07:42:04 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/145404/Sad-cases-of-Animal-Cruelty http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/145404/Sad-cases-of-Animal-Cruelty Thanksgiving First, let me say that I am thankful for each and everyone one of you who reads these journals I spor Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Mon, 23 Nov 2009 11:53:27 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/139176/Thanksgiving http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/139176/Thanksgiving Mandatory Spay Neuter Laws Well, I just got word that Las Vegas has passed an ordinance mandating spaying and neutering in that Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Thu, 19 Nov 2009 13:08:02 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/138216/Mandatory-Spay-Neuter-Laws http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/138216/Mandatory-Spay-Neuter-Laws H1N1 and Our Pets Yesterday, the Iowa Department of Public Health released a statement about a 13 year old cat who test Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Thu, 05 Nov 2009 15:25:08 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/134617/H1N1-and-Our-Pets http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/134617/H1N1-and-Our-Pets Autumn, Halloween and Fall Pet Dangers This past week in Indiana has been one of crisp temperatures and definite fall like weather. The ful Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Mon, 05 Oct 2009 09:06:01 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/126798/Autumn--Halloween-and-Fall-Pet-Dangers http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/126798/Autumn--Halloween-and-Fall-Pet-Dangers Disaster Preparedness for Pets Seeing the California wildfires in the news over these past two weeks has really got me thinking abou Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Tue, 08 Sep 2009 08:37:02 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/119795/Disaster-Preparedness-for-Pets http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/119795/Disaster-Preparedness-for-Pets Labor Day safety for pets For those of us in the US, many have a long weekend this weekend as the Labor Day holiday is now here Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Sat, 05 Sep 2009 11:04:37 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/119099/Labor-Day-safety-for-pets http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/119099/Labor-Day-safety-for-pets Emotional Damages For the Loss of a Pet? In keeping with controversial topics this week, I found a story out of Virginia about a man who is su Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Tue, 18 Aug 2009 14:03:43 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/114389/Emotional-Damages-For-the-Loss-of-a-Pet http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/114389/Emotional-Damages-For-the-Loss-of-a-Pet Does Everyone Deserve a Second Chance? Even Michael Vick? As you have no doubt seen, the sports world is "abuzz" with the news that the Philadelphia Eagles hav Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Mon, 17 Aug 2009 08:26:30 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/113977/Does-Everyone-Deserve-a-Second-Chance--Even-Michael-Vick http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/113977/Does-Everyone-Deserve-a-Second-Chance--Even-Michael-Vick Home-cooked meals and raw diets...Helpful or Harmful? I know that there are still a lot of pet food myths, misconceptions and “old wives tales” out there, Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Mon, 10 Aug 2009 08:53:13 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/112222/Home-cooked-meals-and-raw-dietsHelpful-or-Harmful http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/112222/Home-cooked-meals-and-raw-dietsHelpful-or-Harmful Banfield Bans Tail Docks and Ear Trims Interesting news today…according to USA TODAY, Banfield, the Pet Hospital has banned tail docking , e Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Fri, 31 Jul 2009 15:31:24 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/110185/Banfield-Bans-Tail-Docks-and-Ear-Trims http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/110185/Banfield-Bans-Tail-Docks-and-Ear-Trims "A rose by any other name..." William Shakespeare wrote "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell Thomas Dock, CVJ, Vet. Technician Tue, 14 Jul 2009 09:10:58 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/105841/A-rose-by-any-other-name http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/105841/A-rose-by-any-other-name