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Veterinarian Writer (DVM)

Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)


Graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College, Canada

14+ years of veterinary experience


About

Dr. Sharon (as her clients call her), was raised in Guelph, Ontario, and has loved animals for as long as she can remember. She fulfilled her childhood dream when she obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. Sharon now lives in British Columbia, Canada with her husband, daughter, and Parker, their loveable Great Dane. When she’s not working, she enjoys clogging, photography, hiking, and camping with her family.

Education

Dr. Sharon obtained her DVM in 2009 from the Ontario Veterinary College in Ontario, Canada.

Experience

Dr. Sharon loves sharing her knowledge and empowering people to take the best possible care of their fur babies, which she has been able to do through her work. She has practiced in a variety of small animal clinics since graduating, with a main focus on cats and dogs.
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Articles from Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

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My Dog Ate a Squirrel: Here’s What to Do (Vet Answer)

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Jan 9, 2024 - 5 min read

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Hair Follicle Tumors in Dogs: Causes, Signs & Treatments (Vet Answer)

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Jan 29, 2024 - 6 min read

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My Dog Ate a Balloon: Here’s What to Do (Vet Answer)

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Jan 25, 2024 - 4 min read

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

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Jan 23, 2024 - 6 min read

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10 Common Basset Hound Health Issues to Watch Out For (Vet Answer)

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Feb 28, 2024 - 9 min read

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Cat Ears Drooping: Causes, Signs & Treatment (Vet Answer)

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Jan 18, 2024 - 5 min read

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Bronchitis in Dogs: Signs, Causes & Care (Vet Answer)

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Feb 8, 2024 - 6 min read

close up beagle suffering from cherry eye

Beagle Cherry Eye: Signs, Causes & Care (Vet Answer)

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Apr 28, 2023 - 5 min read

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Feb 12, 2024 - 3 min read

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13 Facts & Statistics on Becoming a Veterinarian: 2024 Vet Answer

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Jan 9, 2024 - 8 min read

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Dog Paw Problems: 9 Common Issues & Solutions (Vet Answer)

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Jan 23, 2024 - 4 min read

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Golden Retriever Hip Dysplasia: Our Vet Explains Signs, Causes & Care Guide

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Jan 31, 2024 - 7 min read

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Why Is My Dog Losing Hair in Patches and Scabs? (Vet Answer)

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Feb 19, 2024 - 6 min read

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Scabies in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Care (Vet Answer)

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Jan 4, 2024 - 4 min read

French Bulldog sick at vet

Can a Dog Recover From a Torn ACL Without Surgery? (Vet Answer)

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Written by Dr. Sharon, Approved by Dr. Sharon Butzke, DVM (Vet)

Jan 30, 2024 - 5 min read

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