Author Archives: Camille Schake

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Positively Expert: Camille Schake

Camille Schake is a pet blogger, author, and former Registered Veterinary Technician. Through her blog Good Pet Parent, she shares information on pet health, veterinary terminology, and animal behavior and communication.


Sundowner Syndrome In Dogs

Posted on: August 26, 2016 - 6 Comments

Sundowner Syndrome, a disorder that can affect older dogs with dementia, causes anxiety and other behavioral issues that get worse toward the end of the day.

Why Does My Dog Eat Everything?

Posted on: April 19, 2016 - 4 Comments

Why do dogs seem to want to eat everything in sight, whether they’re hungry or not? Science has the answer.

Veterinary Technicians: The Quiet Angels Of Veterinary Medicine

Posted on: October 16, 2015 - No Comments

): Veterinary technicians are the unsung heroes of veterinary medicine, the quiet angels who make a profound difference in the lives of our pets every day.

Are Annual Exams For Our Pets Really Necessary?

Posted on: September 8, 2015 - No Comments

Annual pet exams aren’t just for administering vaccines; they also provide an important opportunity to develop a customized veterinary wellness plan for our pets.

Why Alkaline Batteries Can Be Toxic To Pets

Posted on: July 29, 2015 - No Comments

Common household alkaline batteries can pose a real danger to pets if they are accidentally chewed or swallowed. Here’s what to do if your pet ever ingests a battery.