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Veterinarian (DVM)

Dr. Maria Zayas


Graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Over 6 years of veterinary experience


About

Dr. Zayas has a passion for sharing her extensive knowledge base with everyone she can. She lives in Colorado with her dogs, cat, and fish and has traveled all over the world with them. Her various life and work experiences have allowed her to focus on not only clinical practice, but also providing informative, accurate answers to almost any question her clients and readers can ask of her. 

Education

Dr. Zayas received her Bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. 

Experience

Dr. Zayas owns a house call small animal and exotics veterinary practice. She has special interests in allergies, pain management, end of life/hospice care, and finding unique solutions tailored to her patients’ and families’ individual needs. She has worked in shelter medicine, home health, and everything in between. 

 

Articles from Dr. Maria Zayas

Recent articles

vet checking up the turtle

Turtle Eyes: 5 Common Health Issues to Watch Out For (Vet Answer)

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Jan 17, 2024 - 7 min read

turtle in the water tank with an open mouth

Turtle Throwing Up: Signs, Causes & Treatment (Vet Answer)

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Jan 19, 2024 - 7 min read

a cat with swollen mammary glands or mastitis

Mastitis in Cats: Causes, Signs & Care (Vet Answer)

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Jan 22, 2024 - 6 min read

Pupford Training Treat Super Pack Review SAPR FT IMG

Pupford Training Treat Super Pack Review 2024: Our Vet’s Opinion

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Jan 21, 2024 - 9 min read

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KONG Club Vet-Led Guidance & Training App Review 2024: Our Vet’s Opinion

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Jan 2, 2024 - 10 min read

sick chihuahua dog lying on a rug

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs: Causes, Signs and Treatments (Vet Answer)

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Jan 22, 2024 - 7 min read

two children walking their shih tzu puppies on leashes

When Can Puppies Go to the Dog Park? Their First Visit (Vet Answer)

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Oct 31, 2023 - 8 min read

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Amoxicillin for Cats: Uses, Dosage & Side Effects (Vet Answer)

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Feb 20, 2024 - 6 min read

sick chihuahua dog lying on a rug

Parvo in Dogs: Signs, Treatment, & Care (Vet Answer)

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Mar 29, 2024 - 10 min read

A vet gently touching a Tortoise

20 Signs a Tortoise Is Dying or Very Sick: Our Vet Answers

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Jan 15, 2024 - 12 min read

vet listening to scottish cat's heartbeat using stethoscope

When to Take Your Cat to an Emergency Vet: 8 Vet-Explained Reasons

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Feb 2, 2024 - 8 min read

dog having it's heart rate checked at the vet clinic

When Is Dog Diarrhea an Emergency? Our Vet Explains

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Mar 28, 2024 - 6 min read

Portrait of Swedish Vallhund

12 Common Swedish Vallhund Health Issues – Our Vet Explains

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Jan 17, 2024 - 6 min read

vet checking a dog's stomach at his clinic

Bloat in Puppies: Causes, Signs & Treatment (Vet Answer)

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Jan 17, 2024 - 7 min read

vet examining a samoyed dog

5 Samoyed Health Issues To Be Aware Of (Vet Answer)

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Written by Maria, Approved by Dr. Maria Zayas

Jan 29, 2024 - 4 min read

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