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.

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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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: September 30, 2021

Milo, a 3-year-old dog was lying motionless on the floor, his head covered by a bag of chips. He was barely breathing! Kristi’s nursing instincts kicked in! Here's their story.

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Shopping List: Help Your New Dog or Puppy Settle In Easier

Updated: April 12, 2020

Ease your dog's adjustment period by being well prepared with products and aids that can help your new dog settle into their new life faster. This article covers everything from calming aids (incl pheromones and music), to how to turn bedtime into sleeptime, as well as safe toys and crate essentials.

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