Two dogs playing together with a toy in a green meadow.

Dr. B do we need to be concerned about this new respiratory disease in dogs?

In recent weeks there has been a lot of media attention surrounding a new and undiagnosed respiratory disease in dogs. Many folks have reached out wondering if they should be worried for their pet’s health, and what they can do ...

The future of pain control for canine osteoarthritis is here!

Introducing Librela! I am so excited to announce a new option for treating canine arthritis pain that is safe and effective! Librela is a new class of medication called a monoclonal antibody that is given as a once monthly injection. ...
Dr B and Enzo the cat

Hey Dr. B, are house call vets real?

Yes, veterinarians do make house calls! Absolutely! There are veterinarians all over the country that provide full service veterinary care in the most stress-free environment, the pet’s own home. Many folks are aware that in-home euthanasia is a service that ...

How do I know when to euthanize my pet?

The picture above is of my sweet Pippa a few hours before we sent her onto her next journey. May 2022. The question that I am asked most often is “how do I know when to euthanize my pet?” This ...

What is hospice and palliative care for pets?

The terms hospice and palliative care are ones we have heard commonly used together; however, if you have not had personal experience with either of these services you may not understand the distinction or how it could apply to your ...
SagePet One Year Anniversary

One year of SagePet. The lessons I learned.

SagePet is a business born out of a passion, and to fill a need I saw in my patients. I have always had a soft spot for the “golden oldies” and saw time and time again that they were not ...
SagePet cat

Hey Dr. B! My cat is getting regular hairballs, is that normal?

Nope! Hairballs are not normal for cats! If your cat is getting hairballs, they are vomiting, and vomiting is never normal. Though thought of as normal for kitties, frequent hairball production is abnormal for cats. When your cat expels a ...
Why did you start SagePet?

Why did you start SagePet?

“We are responsible for what we have tamed.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery ("The Little Prince") House calls? For pets? Wait, for senior pets? Since starting SagePet, I have had several folks ask about the origin of this unique business. While ...
Dr B with a white animal

Introducing “Ask Dr.B”

Have a pet question? Dr. B is excited to find you an answer! Do pets have baby teeth? How many eyelids to cats have? What in the world are anal glands? Do you have a random (or specific) animal question ...