Health & Healing

Veterinarian Wins Prize for Development of Propofol

SAGE Anesthesiologist talks about how we use this drug in veterinary medicine John “Iain” Glen grew up on a farm in Scotland, and he always enjoyed working with animals. Flash forward about 50 years. In September 2018, Dr. Glen, a British veterinarian and veterinary anesthesiologist, won the prestigious Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation Award, […]

Pacemaker Changes Young Dog’s Life

Meet Snuffy. He’s a 6-year-old Havanese/Tibetan Terrier. Snuffy’s owner, Eleanor, rescued him when he was 7 months old. He spent the first few years of his life being somewhat of a mystery, as he was often lethargic and none of his veterinarians could find the reason why. When he was about 3 years old,, […]

Pet Insurance Ideas and Resources

During a recent SAGE Wilderness First Aid talk at REI, pet owners shifted the conversation to pet insurance. One owner commented that $70 or more a month seemed like a lot to spend on something you may never need or use. SAGE Redwood City surgeon Colleen McCoy had a helpful solution: If you don’t want, […]

Top 5 Questions We Hear at Our Wilderness Talks

SAGE veterinarians have spoken to hundreds of dog owners at our Wilderness First Aid talks at local REI stores. Here are some of the most common questions we hear: Are there any NSAIDS that are safe for dogs? SAGE Redwood City criticalist Dr. Sara Lefman says dog owners can administer low dose aspirin if, […]

Canine Influenza Doesn’t Take a Vacation

The rash of canine influenza cases we saw last winter may seem like a distant memory with summer here. But keep in mind, canine influenza doesn’t rest. There are peaks and valleys, but emergency veterinarians know the virus is a year-round problem, says Dr. Christine Wong, DVM, DACVECC at SAGE Campbell. Summer is a, […]

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