Jason Nicholas, BVetMed

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Dr. Jason Nicholas – Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer Emeritus

Dr. J is a former ER and general practice veterinarian obsessed with keeping pets safe and healthy. Just like Preventive Vet, Dr. J strives for a world where all pet owners are empowered to keep their pets happy, healthy, and free from preventable suffering.

The Top Halloween Dangers for Dogs & Cats

Updated: September 22, 2020

Halloween can be a great time to include your pet in trick-or-treating or costume contests. Make sure to watch out for these top 10 Halloween dangers for dogs and cats.

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Public Dog Water Bowls: Think Before They Drink

Updated: May 26, 2021

You may just want to take a pause before letting your dog take that drink from a public water bowl or the communal water bowl at the dog park. They could be lapping up bacteria, viruses, or even parasites. Same goes for puddles. Read more to find out what risks await.

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How to Help A Dog That’s Missed Early Socialization

Updated: May 28, 2021

Proper early life socialization – before 16 weeks old – is very important for a dog’s wellbeing and development. If you’ve missed this critical early socialization window, your dog is falling behind. But it's not too late.

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Why You Should Watch Your Dog Pee

Updated: May 12, 2021

The way your dog pees can give you some important information about their overall health. Read more on the signs, like color and frequency, that you should keep an eye on.

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#IfOnlyIKnew: Milo's Brush With a Chip Bag

Updated: December 14, 2018

Milo, a 3-year-old shepherd/beagle mix was laying motionless on the floor, his head covered by a bag of Ruffles potato chips. Milo was completely unresponsive and barely breathing! Thankfully, Kristi’s nursing skills and instincts kicked right in! Here's their story.

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