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Dr. Ernie Ward


Can cats eat yogurt?

Yogurt has been around for thousands of years and has always been thought of as a healthy food. But is it safe for pets?

Stem cell therapy and kidney disease

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine is pioneering a new procedure using adult stem cells to facilitate kidney transplantation in cats.
Pet Health

Health tips for older pets

Once your dog or cat reaches age 7 (when they are generally considered “geriatric”), here are some things you can do to keep pets on their paws.
Pet Care

5 things you need to do for your pet today

Dr. Ernie Ward explains 5 things you need to do for your pet today to help them live a longer, healthier and happier life.
Pet Health

Can ice cubes and cold water kill dogs?

You can’t believe everything you read on the Internet – even if your Facebook friends post it.

Dr. Ernie Ward: 5 poop scooping personalities…unmasked!

In a recent study, behavioral scientists in the UK explored the reasons why dog walkers either did or didn’t pick up their dog’s poop.
Pet Health

5 questions your vet should ask at every visit

Here are five important questions a vet should ask pet owners during almost every visit.

Do dogs go to heaven?

In more than 20 years of being a veterinarian, this is perhaps the hardest question I’ve ever been asked.