- Find a vet who is just the right fit
- Avoid overvaccinating
- Tackle tough medical decisions
- Ask your vet the right questions to get the right answers
- Advocate for your pet when the diagnosis is cancer
- Know when to get a second opinion
- Make wise decisions about pet health insurance
- Know when it's time to say goodbye
Plus, you'll find descriptions of hundreds of common diseases and related points you should be certain to clarify before leaving your vet's office with a treatment plan in hand. Additionally, SPEAKING FOR SPOT provides you with lists of important questions to ask your vet when contemplating a new medication, general anesthesia, a major procedure, spaying/neutering, or breeding for your dog.
Whether you are new to dogs or a seasoned veteran, and whether you share your home and heart with a healthy pup or an under-the-weather mature dog, Dr. Kay will provide you with a wealth of insights. Learn how to become a super- savvy medical advocate for your best friend. Visits to the vet will never be the same!
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About the Author
Dr. Kay is a specialist in small animal internal medicine. As a way of providing support for those struggling emotionally with the illness or loss of a pet Dr. Kay founded and facilitates a community wide Client Support Group. She provides financial support for animal-centered nonprofit organizations via the Speaking for Spot Gives Back Program.
Dr. Kay was the recipient of AAHA's 2009 Animal Welfare and Humane Ethics Award. Her book, Speaking for Spot received the 2009 The Dog Writers Association of America's Eukanuba Canine Health Award for recognition as the publication that best promotes the health and well being of dogs.
Dr. Kay's personal life revolves around her husband (also a veterinarian), her three children (none of whom aspire to be veterinarians) and their menagerie of four-legged family members. When she's not writing, she spends her spare moments in the garden or horseback riding.