10 April 2017 by Vedrana on Living with dogs

Scientific Dog Love is Here

I am a scientist who loves dogs. In my research I have spent much of my working life traveling through different European countries. In each area I have encountered distinct personalities, philosophies, traditions, and different approaches to life. I appreciate these different approaches dearly. In order to preserve, extend, and maintain life, cultures develop a unique approach to health and healing. Over time, I discovered remedies, diagnostic techniques, treatments. With each new discovery I became a blend of different philosophies and treatments. What does a scientist do in a situation such as this? We improve. We are here to expand perspectives and insight into how we can approach disease, diagnosis and treatment, and I want to impart some of this specialized knowledge and vision of the future to my readers. Why am I with DoggyDoc? As a scientist, I am always curious as to “why” medical treatment is done a certain way, or why test results are the way they are. And, I am always seeking new knowledge about these wonderful creatures we call dogs. I am excited to be here to contribute to the development of a new diagnostic …

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24 September 2014 by Vedrana on Dog health

Diabetes in dogs

As a very recently former dog co-owner, I have learned a lot about their character, habits, and needs. As I scientist, I have the knowledge of mechanisms going on deeper in the background of this beautiful creatures. Besides remembering the good stuff, I remember some of the health “battles” we have fought during the 16 years, 4 months and 1 day. My sister is a veterinarian, which helps a lot. She is possibly the best DoggyDoc app I could have asked for. But not many of us have a vet in the family, and that is why DoggyDoc proves to be extremely useful. We all know that the best way to treat and care for your dog is to love it and pay attention to it. Remember, what it can’t tell you in words, it is telling you in small signs: perhaps glassy eyes, loss of appetite or decreased mobility. Those are alert signs many of us old dog owners know so well. But what about the first-time dog owners? They need DoggyDoc. Besides the genetics, which is always a strong factor, feeding your dog wrongly will be a …

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