Mary Beth Miller

Mary Beth Miller is a registered veterinary technician from southeast Iowa. She works in a large/small animal veterinary clinic and also volunteers at the local Humane Society, Emergency Animal Care Center, as well as the Iowa Parrot Rescue. Her passion lies in helping save the lives of animals. MaryBeth has three dogs, a Siberian husky named Rocky and two rescue dogs named Sambita and Nina.

Pug Smiling at Dog Park

Here’s How to Find a “Good” Dog Park!

Learn the insider secrets of finding the best dog park possible!

Two Turtles Sunbathing on a Rock

How to Choose the Turtle for You

Turtles come in all shapes and sizes, with different living environments and dietary needs that you will need to be prepared to accommodate.

White Great Dane Laying on the Couch

Why are White Coated Dogs Deaf?

Deafness affects white coated dogs, but not all white coated dogs are deaf.

Small Brussells Griffons Eating in Kitchen in a Line

What is Food Aggression and How Do You Stop It?

A useful response in the wild, but not so much in the home.

Yellow and Black Snake

How to Help Your Snake Shed his Skin

Shedding skin is a natural process for all reptiles.

Two Dogs Hike in Los Angeles

Love Traveling? Countries to NOT Travel With Your Dog To

Watch out for Belarus.

Dog Eating a Treat

Yum. Yum. Yum. Can Dogs Eat Sugar?

We love sweets, but can our dogs eat them, too?

Black Cat Outside on the Lawn

10 years? 15? How Old Do Cats Live?

Cat’s have nine lives, but how long are those lives?

Grey and White Cat with Green Eyes

How to Prevent Cat Bladder Infections

Bladder infections are the number one reason cats visit the vet.

Two Friendly Dogs that are Playing in the Mud

My Dog Wants to Say “Hello!” How To Handle an Overly-Friendly Dog

A friendly dog is great, but an overly friendly dog is overwhelming.

Black Bulldog Service Dog

How Do Dogs Detect Seizures?

A service canine can warn those who suffer from epileptic seizures up to an hour before an oncoming attack.

Dog with a Cone around his Neck in a Car after Surgery

How To Keep Your Dog Calm Post Surgery

Keeping a dog from running or playing around is not an easy task.

Weimaraner outside in Tropical Location

What are Some High Energy Dog Breeds?

A high energy dog fit for an active family.

Gerberain Shepsky with Bright Blue Eyes

The Gerberian Shepsky, the German Shepherd and Husky Mix

It is hard not to fall in love with this dog’s piercing blue eyes and thick, fluffy coat.

Dog at Vet's Office

How to Help Your Dog’s Allergies

It is of the utmost importance that you learn everything you can on how to help your dog’s allergies.

Small White Poodle

Why Do Dog’s Have Seizures?

Seizures are the #1 reported brain/nerve condition in dogs.

Dog Searching in Grass

Gross! Why Do Dogs Eat Their Own Poop?

It’s extremely unnatural for dogs to develop this gross habit.

Bullmatian Puppy in Summer Green Grass

The Bullmatian, the Bulldog and Dalmatian Mix

He may have the tough Bulldog look, but this dog is no tough guy.

Two Lykoi Cats in Green Tent

What is the Werewolf…Cat?

Although this cat isn’t really part wolf, this rare feline sure does look like it could be.

Sick Cat in Purple Collar

How to Tell if Your Cat has Cancer

It is of the utmost importance for cat owners to recognize the symptoms of cancer.