Extinction is Forever

My son and I created this painting and had it finished by Michael Meeker from the Museum of Natural History in LA, probably 30 years ago. It is 7 feet wide and 5 feet tall. It hung on the wall of my hospital for 30 years and it was to remind people that they should be thankful, as I am, to have the presence of an animal and be given the privilege of loving and caring for that animal.

Dr. Plechner

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Purpose of this Site

This website has been designed as an informational, medical website for PET OWNERS. The purpose of this website is to provide the PET OWNER with up-to-date, understandable, medical information and to share every PET OWNER'S discoveries and experiences that will help other PET OWNERS and their pets survive our ever changing world.

The information that is shared on this website for PET OWNERS, in no way, pre-empts the information the PET OWNER receives from their veterinary medical professionals. Hopefully this website will provide the PET OWNERS with a better understanding and insight on how to help their pet live a longer, happier, healthier life.

What’s New

Is All Laboratory Testing the Same?

Is All Laboratory Testing the Same?

Posted on August 29th, 2014

The following is a guest post by Jason MacDonald. Is all laboratory testing the same? The simple answer is no, the testing can be vastly different. Many people believe that just because one lab offers a Total T4 test, they can go to any lab that offers the same Total T4 test and get a similar […]

Why We Practice Medicine

Why We Practice Medicine

Posted on August 22nd, 2014

Modern medicine is faced with many different changes, not only from the old days of medicine, but due to changes in life styles, genetics, eating habits, and exposure to environmental toxins. The day of treating the medical effect will always be important but what is even more important is treating the medical cause. The majority […]

What the World Needs to Know About Cancer

What the World Needs to Know About Cancer

Posted on August 14th, 2014

Cancer, or uncontrolled tissue growth, comes from an endocrine immune imbalance that starts with elevated total estrogen. The medical profession is concerned about and realizes that when an estrogen substance is introduced to normal tissue, the normal tissue will begin to increase in size and grow. However the medical profession is not measuring total estrogen. […]

Regarding Different Types Of Depo-Medrol

Regarding Different Types Of Depo-Medrol

Posted on July 30th, 2014

It is very important for the veterinary medical profession to realize that our profession has used two different types of manufactured, injectable Depo-Medrol. In the past, the veterinary profession had used the Depo-Medrol manufactured by Up John Pharmaceuticals, who suggested a dose based upon 1 mg. per pound of body weight, intramuscular, in order to achieve […]

Can Other Retinal Diseases Be Mistaken For SARDS?

Can Other Retinal Diseases Be Mistaken For SARDS?

Posted on July 28th, 2014

The answer is definitely YES! If your pet is having vision impairment, and your general, practice veterinarian is not sure of the actual cause of the vision impairment, it is vital that you are referred to a board certified, veterinary ophthalmologist, as soon as possible, for proper diagnosis and treatment. Please realize, there are other […]

Thoughts About Technical Support Computer Scammers

Thoughts About Technical Support Computer Scammers

Posted on July 25th, 2014

Coming from an earlier generation, a computer can be a very scary thing. I find that with my lead thumb, my computer takes me into unwanted foreign territory all the time, which sometimes is hard to recover from. Fearing a computer, also opens me up to technical support scammers, that often catch me at the […]

Are Drug Carriers Causing You and Your Pet to Have Reactions and Not the Actual Drug Itself?

Are Drug Carriers Causing You and Your Pet to Have Reactions and Not the Actual Drug Itself?

Posted on July 24th, 2014

Drug carriers involve a large number of substances that are mixed and included with the actual drugs themselves. These various substances are used to help the individual drug to be more effective and better absorbed. Wikipedia lists the following reasons why drug carriers are important to be included with the drug itself: They help with […]

Spaying and Neutering is More than Just Population Control

Spaying and Neutering is More than Just Population Control

Posted on July 18th, 2014

We all know that the domestic dog and cat population has exploded in the past several decades. The rescue centers and animal pounds and shelters are filled to the max and still hungry and homeless strays haunt our city streets. All because humans have been reckless and irresponsible. That’s right, we’re to blame. Our animals […]

The World of Yeast

The World of Yeast

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

Yeast comes in various forms, shapes and many different species. Over 1,500 different species of yeast have been identified throughout the world and the scientific community believes these identified species may represent only 1% of all fungal species. Yeast is thought to be a fungus and is classified as a eukaryotid. According to Wikipedia, the […]