October 8, 2019
In July 2018, Annette Hakala began fostering a sweet, female pit bull mix who was full of surprises—four, to be exact. Within days, Hakala was ushering puppies into the world. Firstborn Barley quickly captured Hakala’s heart, but was lethargic, had little appetite, and struggled to keep up with his siblings. A trip to the vet revealed he had a severe heart murmur.
May 23, 2019
Julie Churchill, DVM, PhD, DACVN, is a leading authority in a specialty that’s only existed since 1988—veterinary nutrition. There’s no physician corollary in human medicine, and there are fewer than 100 board-certified veterinary nutritionists in the United States.