About Tamara Grubb, DVM, PhD, DACVAA

Dr. Grubb, a veterinary anesthesiologist with a strong interest in pain and analgesia, is an associate clinical professor of anesthesia and analgesia and a consultant in private practice. Her greatest honor is the Carl J. Norden Distinguished Teaching Award, which has been awarded to her from students at two universities.

Senior Pets Have Special Anesthesia Needs

Senior Pets Have Special Anesthesia Needs

Senior Pets

Feeling a little more tired as you age? A little out of breath? The same is likely true for your aging dog or cat. The fact is that organs change with age, and those changes can affect not only day-to-day activities, but also the way our pets respond to anesthesia. Changes related to aging can […]

What’s New In Pain Relief For Cats

What’s New In Pain Relief For Cats

Fears & Anxieties, Health

Do cats really feel pain? Probably many readers think that just isn’t true. But in fact pain is a common malady shared by all mammals. If something is painful to a human, it is likely painful to a cat. But the feline mystique pervades pain and pain management just like it pervades which food our […]

What’s New In Pain Relief For Dogs

What’s New In Pain Relief For Dogs

Fears & Anxieties, Health

Humans and animals share many things, including unpleasantness such as acute and chronic pain. As anyone who has experienced pain knows, life can be pretty miserable if the pain isn’t controlled. Normal activities such as sleeping, eating, and moving can be difficult for people and animals in pain. Pain also affects health and can cause […]