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Status vs. Service

Status vs. Service

One of my favorite riddles involves a small town back in the olde tyme west. This town has only two barbers, each with his very own barbershop. A businessman rides into town for the day, and needs a straight razor shave and a haircut. He visits both barbershops before choosing a service provider, and thisContinue Reading

My 9 Best Rules for Giving Veterinary Advice

My 9 Best Rules for Giving Veterinary Advice

This is what I’ve learned about giving advice (rules I don’t always follow myself, but probably should): RULE #1: Advice only helps those who want to help themselves If you advise someone when they’re not ready to change their behavior, your advice will invariably fall on deaf ears. RULE #2: Expertise is by nature, limitedContinue Reading

So You Want To Be a Veterinarian?

So You Want To Be a Veterinarian?

Veterinarians always have at least two patients in the exam room. One human, one animal. Understanding where our patients come from is often the key to treating the human, and therefore, the key to becoming an outstanding veterinarian. We had a pre-veterinary student in the office today, asking if she could shadow our staff, becauseContinue Reading

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Friendly Neighborhood Veterinary Staff

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Friendly Neighborhood Veterinary Staff

This post was written by Jen “Jenosaurus” Dorfmeyer, Veterinary Assistant Extraordinaire. Please share it with your friends! #5 – The Treatment Room Isn’t As Scary As You Think The treatment room, AKA “the back”, isn’t as scary a place as you (and/or your pet) might think it is. When we take your pet to theContinue Reading

Everybody Here Faints At Least Once

Everybody Here Faints At Least Once

Here at Leo’s Pet Care veterinary clinic in Indianapolis, we are proud to be an externship host hospital for both of our local Veterinary Technician colleges, Harrison College and the International Business College of Indianapolis. We also host pre-veterinary students in between semesters, and teach veterinary hopefuls, who are unsure what role they yet wantContinue Reading

Our 8 Week Plan to Treat your Dog’s Itchy Skin

Our 8 Week Plan to Treat your Dog’s Itchy Skin

We have written more than once about itchy skin. No surprise, since dogs with itchy skin are the most common presenting patient to our Indianapolis vet clinic. Having treated hundreds of these dogs over the years, we’ve developed an 8 week plan for you and your pet, that has had a very good success rateContinue Reading

How To Read a Pet Food Label

Finding a quality diet appropriate for your pet’s body condition and life stage can be a challenge, and basing your choice on the pretty pictures on the front of the bag of food won’t help. Neither will basing your choices on flashy advertising copy splashed across the front of the bag. Misleading Advertising Terms I’mContinue Reading

Best Indianapolis Veterinarian wins Angie’s List Super Service Award 2013

Best Indianapolis Veterinarian wins Angie’s List Super Service Award 2013

Previously awarded the title of “Best Veterinarians in Indianapolis” by the Indy A-List, Leo’s Pet Care has now won the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2013! Here is the official press release: – Leo’s Pet Care Earns Esteemed 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer serviceContinue Reading

Treating Dry Itchy Skin in Dogs and Cats

Treating Dry Itchy Skin in Dogs and Cats

Dry skin is a common presenting symptom at our indianapolis vet clinic during the dry fall and winter months. As a result, many pets with itchy, flaky skin and excessive shedding in the winter are diagnosed by their humans as suffering from dry skin. Does Dry Skin in Dogs and Cats Cause Itching? Well, yesContinue Reading

What is the Green Bean Diet for Dogs and Cats?

It’s simply the simplest, most effective weight loss plan for pets ever conceived, that’s what. Further to our post that suggested “All our Pets are Fat (well, almost all)” I thought I’d expand on the Green Bean Diet for dogs and cats and answer the how/when/why. First, let’s talk about how to lose weight. RegardlessContinue Reading

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