Robert M. Miller, DVM
Dr. Miller is an author and a cartoonist, speaker, and Veterinary Medicine Practitioner Advisory Board member from Thousand Oaks, Calif. His thoughts in "Mind Over Miller" are drawn from 32 years as a mixed-animal practitioner.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 01, 2010
A National Geographic story details the costly steps many humans take to look good or cure illnesses.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Dec 01, 2009
A poem on the joys of airport security.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Nov 01, 2009
It's common sense to unite the human and animal medical professions because we humans suffer illness as do all other animals, because many diseases are transmitted from animals to people and vice versa, and because we're inexorably linked.
- Oct 07, 2009
Take time for a chuckle with these cartoons from the ultimate veterinary insider.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 01, 2009
Our decisions in life are made to a degree by our personal experiences. I want to share some experiences I've had and why I oppose socialized medicine.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 01, 2009
Major decisions that led Dr. Robert M. Miller to happiness.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 01, 2009
You may recall that the title of my first book was Most of My Patients Are Animals. Last year in this column, I related a couple of stories that illustrated the meaning of the title, with an emphasis on "most." Well, here are a few more.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 01, 2009
Good stuff in the "Fatherly advice" Mind Over Miller column (Veterinary Medicine, June 2009). As a 40-year-old, I would like to offer a different perspective.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jun 01, 2009
After I graduated from veterinary school in 1956, I drove down to Arizona from Fort Collins, Colo., to begin my practice career. My father said he wanted to give me some advice.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - May 01, 2009
One day in 1959, I saw an ad about a CE conference for physicians being held at a ski resort in Sun Valley, Idaho. "Hey," I thought. "Why can't we do that?"
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 01, 2009
When I was 50 years old, I bragged that I had never been in a hospital except when I was born and for three days when I had bacillary dysentery while I was in the Army.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Mar 01, 2009
As every practitioner knows, men are more likely to faint or get sick to their stomachs watching some of our more gory procedures than are women.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 01, 2009
When I was a freshman veterinary student in 1952, two women were in my class of 60.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 01, 2009
It was easy to write fascinating true stories because I had an unusual practice. It was, I am sure, the most mixed of all mixed-animal practices.