Dean Scott, DVM

A graduate of UC-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Dean Scott has enjoyed 35 years in the veterinary profession, including five years with the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps. He now practices small animal medicine at Animal Clinic of Brandon in Brandon, Florida.


Handout: Veterinary wellness care saves money

Here are 14 free or relatively inexpensive paths to a happier, healthier pet, courtesy of a long-time veterinarian who knows what he's talking about. Print it for your own clients.

Veterinary truisms to live by

The many truths we learn while practicing veterinary medicine aren't pretty. But we can at least pretend for the moment.

The positive power of negativity

People with an internal "locus of control"who believe that they have control over their destinies and that their actions matterare happier and healthier. But making changes in your life isn't as easy for everybody, and we need to acknowledge that more than we do.

Is your heart too worn to care?

Compassion and empathy are great, but can harm veterinary professionals if not tempered carefully.