patrick mahaney

  • A veterinarian’s sled dog experience

    A veterinarian’s sled dog experience

    by Dr. Patrick Mahaney Have you ever heard the call of the wild? Well, I did on a recent trip to Park City, Utah, during Sundance 2011. I had the great opportunity to experience the instinctual prowess of sled dogs. Alaskan Malamutes, Siberian Huskies, and similar mixes made up the members of this close knit […]

  • Send DogTime contributor to help animals in need

    Send DogTime contributor to help animals in need

    As a child, my parents instilled a sense of philanthropy in my siblings and me. I vividly remember the afternoons my mother and I spent driving around Bloomington, Indiana, delivering Meals on Wheels to families in need. As an adult, my veterinary work aims to improve the health of my animal patients, therefore positively affecting […]

  • Reemergence of H1N1 Influenza Virus in Wisconsin Cats Raises Important Public Health Concerns

    Reemergence of H1N1 Influenza Virus in Wisconsin Cats Raises Important Public Health Concerns

    Just when you thought it was again safe to sneeze without covering your face with your elbow, 2009 H1N1 has made a reemergence in cats infected by their human owner. The H1N1 influenza virus, previously known as swine flu, is now termed “North American Influenza” according the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). This labile […]