Stephanie Betbeze, DVM

Stephanie Betbeze, DVM

VETERINARIAN

Educations & Trainings

LMU-CVM 2019, Auburn University 2014

Dr. Stephanie Betbeze

Dr. Stephanie Betbeze graduated from the Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019, after receiving a Bachelor's of Science in Animal Science from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, in 2014. Prior to becoming a veterinary consultant, she worked for two years in a private mixed animal hospital focusing on preventative medicine, dentistry, and medical care for large and small animals. Dr. Stephanie, her husband, and daughter live in Iowa with their four dogs. Her interests outside of veterinary medicine include fishing, hunting, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Recent Articles

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) in Dogs
What is Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) in Dogs?Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (commonly known as SLE), also known as lupus, is a chronic autoimmune condition that occurs when your dog’s immune system attacks his internal organs. Lupus in dogs is relatively rare and can affect more than one organ.   Every tissue in the body has substances called antigens that can trigger the immune system to...
Cerebellar Hypoplasia in Cats
Cerebellar Hypoplasia in Cats
What Is Cerebellar Hypoplasia in Cats?Cerebellar hypoplasia is a condition where a kitten’s brain does not finish growing and remains in an immature state due to a viral infection in the mother cat. The infection causes a pause in the unborn kitten’s brain development, specifically to the area called the cerebellum, which is responsible for coordinated movement and balance. The severity of...
Why Do Dogs Lick Everything?
Why Do Dogs Lick Everything?
Has licking become your dog’s favorite activity? There are many reasons dogs enjoy licking you—or everything else around them. While some dogs lick things out of boredom, for other dogs, licking can be compulsive, providing a calming and soothing sensation. When licking is a self-stimulating activity, it could also be a sign of anxiousness or discomfort. Other dogs can lick to the point of...
Do Cats Burp?
Do Cats Burp?
Many people burp after eating a large meal or drinking a beverage. Dogs also routinely burp after drinking a lot of water on a hot summer day. But can cats burp? And if they can, does it mean something is wrong? Here’s what you should know about cat burping and what you should do if your cat burps. Is It Normal for a Cat to Burp?In a short answer, no. Cats are normally not going to let out a...