What is a vaccination? A vaccination is an injection of a virus, bacteria or rickettsia in a solution. The microorganisms in the vaccine are either killed or modified live. In the live vaccine, the organism has been changed in a way that cannot cause a disease when injected. This modification process is called attenuation, and […]
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.
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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. Please remember that I am peer reviewed by my patients, and NOT my profession.
Here is a wonderful, heartfelt testimonial from one of Dr. Plechner’s Clients: “Dr. Plechner came to our assistance for our miniature English Bull Terrier, Taji, after many months of battling skin and tissue allergies. She suffered from tremendous itching, swelling, skin bumps and even conjunctivitis that developed into an ulcer in one eye. With […]
This article has been designed for those of you with busy schedules, that do not have time to read, entire articles. These clinical briefs discuss the important facts that appear in many of the different articles on my website. For more information on any of the clinical briefs that are discussed here, please go to […]
WHY RETURN VISITS MAY NOT BE NECESSARY, IN ORDER TO SEE YOUR VETERINARIAN. Today’s medicine is deigned to treat the EFFECTS of disease, but often are not designed to treat the CAUSE, of the disease. Chronic diseases are usually treated for their EFFECTS, and not their CAUSE. Allergies, autoimmunity, and cancer are normally treated for […]
THE TIME HAS COME, WHEN YOU MUST CHECK WHICH COUNTRIES THE SUPPLEMENTS ORIGINATE FROM THAT YOU ARE FEEDING YOUR PET AND TAKING YOURSELF. The time has come, when those of you that know a better way, need to realize that our supplements are being invaded, by other countries. America has become an income center for other […]
These are two separate conditions that have very little to do with one another, however they do have similar side effects. SARDS is an autoimmune disease that causes blindness. Cushing’s syndrome (CS) causes the production of excessive amounts of functional cortisol. SARDS is an autoimmune disease, and part of the development of SARDS, comes from […]
Recently CBS San Francisco Bay News reported a story titled, “VETS WARN FLEAS BECOMING RESISTANT TO CHEMICAL TREATMENTS”. http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2015/12/09/vets-warn-fleas-becoming-resistant-to-chemical-treatments/ Here is an excerpt: “Experts say fleas may be mutating and becoming more resistant to topical flea treatment”. Katheryn Van Ekert with Vet Pronto is one of many Bay Area veterinarians that are telling many pet […]
Humans and animals, were never designed to develop chronic diseases. Chronic diseases have developed over time, from gene pools becoming too close, environmental toxins and acquired, through natural aging. Humans and animals, were designed to have a normal endocrine system that regulates their immune system. When improper genetics, environmental toxins and aging occur, changes also […]
In both humans and animals, the most common cause of chronic bladder infections, is caused by bacterial infections. In humans, chronic bladder infections are more commonly caused by the E. coli bacteria which reside in the intestinal tract. This type of E. coli bladder infections seem to be more common in woman because their urethral […]