dr. paige wallace with her great dane zeus

A Final Goodbye: Knowing When “It’s Time”

How do you say goodbye? Or maybe more aptly, when? Having to decide when it’s time to say goodbye to your pet is the single most difficult decision any pet owner will ever have to make. The truth is that there is no easy answ

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Pet Insurance: Under Cover-Age

One of the most underutilized resources available today in veterinary medicine is pet insurance.  I find that less than 15% of my clients have insurance for their pets. Why do so few people invest in pet insurance? Because

black lab lying in grass on his back with tennis ball

GDV: What’s the Big FLIPPING Deal?

Most dog owners are familiar with “bloat,” which is a piece of the GDV (gastric dilatation and volvulus) scenario. Unfortunately, that is not the whole story. A GDV involves gaseous distension of the stomach, which then com

working dog jumping into water

Working Dog Anxiety: Itching To Get Back To Work

Retrievers, collies, pointers, springers, shepherds, huskies, sled dogs, and many other breeds of working dogs were bred to do just that: work. Working breeds have accomplished amazing feats throughout history, from a team of s

dr. paige wallace holding puppy

Parvo: A Real Toilet Paper Emergency

Parvovirus, parvoviral enteritis, parvo, the puppy killer… By any name, parvo causes fatigue, lack of appetite, vomiting, and diarrhea Diarrhea DIARRHEA. Coronavirus has brought the world to its knees with a worldwide 3.4% mo

Pets and the COVID-19, Coronavirus

Small animal pets, like domesticated cats and dogs, are not known to be susceptible to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Vaccinations for Pets During Coronavirus Outbreak There is no vaccine for COVID-19 at this time. However, pet ow

Keep in mind,

there are always two sides to every story. Recently, the team at Tier 1 Veterinary Medical Center has been attacked by a group of people online making false accusations about what their experience was at Tier 1 Veterinary Medic