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Author Archives: Dr. David J Smith
Bromethalin was ingested by a Yorkie recently. It is a grain based bait. The block of poison was not in a bait station (box). The dog readily ate the end of the bait. The company that makes the poison confirmed … Continue reading
I saw this article on dog flu (Canine Influenza) and thought I would share a few thoughts: Canine Influenza seems to be more common in the northeast United States. Dogs coming from the northeast to dog shows in the southeast, … Continue reading
Red tide blooms have been reported off the Sarasota area’s coastline recently. Red tide blooms are common in Sarasota and Florida’s Gulf Coast so you need to be very careful with your dog on the beach. A red tide, or … Continue reading
A dog was brought to Bay Road Animal Hospital recently that was suffering from severe kidney disease. This dog was only 8.5 years old and had no previous history of kidney problems. Severe kidney disease usually strikes later in life. … Continue reading
Spring is here! Spring brings many great things like spring break, spring training, spring cleaning, and beautiful weather. However, with great weather brings creatures that are not so great………fleas. Spring in Sarasota is when the weather heats up into the … Continue reading
I have an interesting case where Lassie, a 9 year old Corgi, has lost the use of one of her legs. Instead of amputating the leg, I will try an experimental treatment using stem cell precursors to stimulate her leg. … Continue reading