Index: Personal

In Memory Of Cleo

Monday, May 19th, 2014 In memory of Cleo Cleo was the longest lived pet I have ever had- he was born April 1997 on the streets of Amherst Nova Scotia, and died May 20, 2014 due to complications of kidney failure. Cleo was part of a litter of kittens left at the Amherst Veterinary Clinic to be euthanized for severe Upper Respiratory Infection, but… [Read more]

Why Pet Owners are Avoiding Veterinarians

Friday, March 21st, 2014 A recent article came out in a veterinary publication: “Why clients are skipping your exam room” The author of the article claims that: “Pet owners don’t know as much as we think they do about taking care of their pets—and their ignorance is jeopardizing your patients’ health.” The authors, By: Karen Felsted, DVM, CPA, CVPM, MS, John Volk then go… [Read more]

Dr Jones’ Son Has Infectious Disease

Monday, March 10th, 2014 What a crazy weekend.. My son Liam has been sick with flu like symptoms for the last 2 weeks. He had been away at a ski race, so I assumed a cold/flu virus.. But… On Wed AM he wakes up with this unusual ski rash/ swelling of his fingers and toes. I wondered about an allergic reaction, so I treated… [Read more]

Love Your Pet Day!

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 Today is Love Your Pet Day This is a Movember Pic of my old dog Jessie and Myself (Dr Andrew). Who has the best stache? If you have pictures of you and your pets, please post them here- I’d love to see them, and then share them with those of you on the newsletter! Thanks for sharing 🙂… [Read more]

Dr Jones’ Ski Accident

Monday, February 17th, 2014 Hello and Good morning to you fellow readers. On Saturday I was doing this.. But I was feeling a little overconfident, as I ‘hucked’ myself over a small cliff into this.. Which produced this.. The Injury 4 inch laceration, Xrays showed no fractures, a lot of secondary swelling, and small contusions in the eye. 14 sutures, and a lesson in… [Read more]

‘Puppy Love’ Super Bowl Ad

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 I am not a fan of Budweiser, but I love this ad! If you are a ‘pet person’ you should watch this:… [Read more]

Dr. Andrew Jones, DVM