Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS's MedHelp Blogs https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/931876 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Don’t try this at home (part 1) A client felt horrible because she gave a human product to help her constipated 10 year old cat. S Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Sat, 03 Oct 2009 07:36:20 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/126299/Dont-try-this-at-home-part-1 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/126299/Dont-try-this-at-home-part-1 Interview with a cancer specialist (part 2) Here is another question I recently asked Dr Sara Fiocchi, a cancer specialist (aka oncologist) at th Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Tue, 29 Sep 2009 05:45:16 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/125184/Interview-with-a-cancer-specialist-part-2 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/125184/Interview-with-a-cancer-specialist-part-2 Interview with a cancer specialist Here are 3 questions I recently asked Dr Sara Fiocchi, a cancer specialist (aka oncologist) at the Ve Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Sat, 19 Sep 2009 22:22:29 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/122777/Interview-with-a-cancer-specialist https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/122777/Interview-with-a-cancer-specialist A common disease in anal sacs Bailey is a 10 year old Lab. His owner brought him to a local colleague. At her practice, a yearly Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Sun, 13 Sep 2009 14:46:02 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/121082/A-common-disease-in-anal-sacs https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/121082/A-common-disease-in-anal-sacs Behind the scenes at a surgery clinic Do you know the most common procedures surgeons perform? I just tried to find the answer. Who car Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Sat, 05 Sep 2009 19:24:53 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/119196/Behind-the-scenes-at-a-surgery-clinic https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/119196/Behind-the-scenes-at-a-surgery-clinic Do pets mourn? We occasionally hear about pets who seem depressed or lose their appetite when their buddy passes awa Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Tue, 01 Sep 2009 05:26:10 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/117943/Do-pets-mourn https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/117943/Do-pets-mourn How often should senior cats see the vet? What is a senior cat (or a senior dog for that matter)? There is no specific age at which a cat su Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Wed, 26 Aug 2009 05:29:44 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/116425/How-often-should-senior-cats-see-the-vet https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/116425/How-often-should-senior-cats-see-the-vet Bloat, the ultimate life-threatening emergency What is bloat? Bloat is a life-threatening condition in which the stomach becomes bloated with gas Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Sat, 22 Aug 2009 13:36:26 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/115508/Bloat--the-ultimate-life-threatening-emergency https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/115508/Bloat--the-ultimate-life-threatening-emergency Barbecue Blunders While they're a lot of fun for people, barbecues can cause many problems in pets. Lighter fluid is to Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Mon, 10 Aug 2009 22:15:14 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/112381/Barbecue-Blunders https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/112381/Barbecue-Blunders Top 10 cat and dog attackers VPI, the insurance company, recently released the top 10 list of wild animals which most frequently a Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Thu, 30 Jul 2009 23:09:02 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/110006/Top-10-cat-and-dog-attackers https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/110006/Top-10-cat-and-dog-attackers Don't let your pet get in trouble this summer The summer heat can lead to countless outdoor & indoor dangers. In my next news letter, we talk abou Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Tue, 14 Jul 2009 22:12:03 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/106079/Dont-let-your-pet-get-in-trouble-this-summer https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/106079/Dont-let-your-pet-get-in-trouble-this-summer Some personal thoughts about declaws Tom Dock wrote a blog about declaws in cats. I thought I would paste my comments to his blog here, i Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS Sat, 11 Jul 2009 12:10:31 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/105115/Some-personal-thoughts-about-declaws https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/105115/Some-personal-thoughts-about-declaws