Category: Role of the Veterinarian

 

Is It Responsible to Use Antibiotics for Prevention?

May 31, 2019

Is it responsible to use antibiotics to prevent disease? It’s a fair question that I’ve been asked several times. I’ll ask a question in response: is it responsible to allow an animal to suffer if you know you could prevent that suffering? It comes down to ethics, as I explain in a new video and my latest blog.


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Antibiotic Stewardship: What it really means

March 22, 2019

We hear a lot about antibiotic resistance and calls for antibiotic stewardship these days, and rightly so. It’s a concern I share as a mother of three great kids and as a veterinarian with over 20 years of experience. After being asked by several people what antibiotic stewardship really means, I decided to create a video about it and tackle the topic in a post. …


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Are You a Believer in Natural Remedies? A Growing Hit on Farms

February 15, 2019

Are you a believer in natural remedies to stay healthy? Well, you’re not alone and the company may be unexpected: nutritional products are gaining popularity to protect animal health. There are some great side benefits, too. I talk about more about it in my latest blog.


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