COVID-19 UPDATE

We are observing mask-wearing as directed by the CDC. If you prefer not to wear a mask, we can see your pet outdoors, in an open garage, or on a well ventilated screened porch, weather permitting. The doctor will be masked regardless of where they see your pet. If you are hearing impaired, please let us know. We do have clear masks available. Stay safe, everyone.

After Pets Pass: 10 Tips for Those Left Behind

After Pets Pass: 10 Tips for Those Left Behind

Originally published on DrAndyRoark.com Being a caretaker is difficult. Managing a pet with multiple illnesses and multiple medications or treatments is difficult. If you have been doing this, there’s something you should know: once your pet is gone, it will be...

‘Tis the Season For…Euthanasia?

‘Tis the Season For…Euthanasia?

We all know that there are people who don’t enjoy the holidays.  But did you know that veterinary staff members often dread the holiday season? Why? Well, there’s an odd phenomenon that starts anywhere between Halloween and Thanksgiving and sometimes drags on through...

The Words I Can’t Take Back

The Words I Can’t Take Back

Originally published on DrAndyRoark.com “Sometimes I really hate you!” I said to the writhing Dachshund in my arms.  He didn’t care. He kept wiggling madly as is his habit when I catch him trying to take off from the yard. Because of his cognitive dysfunction, he...