Stephanie Howe, DVM

Stephanie Howe, DVM

VETERINARIAN

Educations & Trainings

DVM, University of Florida 2011

BS, Cal Poly Pomona 2007

Dr. Stephanie Howe

Dr. Stephanie Howe graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011, after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 2007.

Prior to becoming a veterinary consultant, she worked for ten years in a private small animal hospital focusing on preventative medicine, dentistry, and medical care for companion pets.

Dr. Stephanie, her husband, son, and daughter live in Florida with their two dogs. Her interests outside of veterinary medicine include crafting, wood working, reading, and playing board games with friends and family.

Recent Articles

Tramadol
Tramadol
PetMD’s medications content was written and reviewed by veterinary professionals to answer your most common questions about how medications function, their side effects, and what species they are prescribed for. This content shouldn’t take the place of advice by your vet. What is Tramadol?Tramadol is an opioid pain medication commonly prescribed for dogs and cats after surgery. It can also be...
10 Things to Know About Black Cats
You might think of a black cat as a witch's familiar or as a bad omen when one crosses your path, but there is much more to the black cat than meets the eye. Black Is the Most Common Feline Coat ColorHave you had more than one black cat cross your path? It is not a glitch in the matrix; black is actually the most common coat color among felines. The gene for expressing eumelanin—the pigment...
Chronic Diarrhea in Cats
Chronic Diarrhea in Cats
What Is Chronic Diarrhea in Cats?The color, consistency, and frequency of your cat's bowel movements are indicators of their digestive health and overall well-being. Stool in a cat should appear brown and well formed, easily scooped but not too firm.  When the food your cat eats doesn’t spend enough time in the intestines, the absorption of nutrients, electrolytes, and water is diminished and...
Mirtazapine (Mirataz®)
Mirtazapine (Mirataz®)
PetMD’s medications content was written and reviewed by veterinary professionals to answer your most common questions about how medications function, their side effects, and what species they are prescribed for. This content shouldn’t take the place of advice by your vet. What is Mirtazapine?Mirtazapine is used in cats and dogs to treat unwanted weight loss caused by various conditions, such...
Piroxicam
Piroxicam
PetMD’s medications content was written and reviewed by veterinary professionals to answer your most common questions about how medications function, their side effects, and what species they are prescribed for. This content shouldn’t take the place of advice by your vet. What is Piroxicam?Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-tumor activity. It is most often...
Diltiazem
Diltiazem
PetMD’s medications content was written and reviewed by veterinary professionals to answer your most common questions about how medications function, their side effects, and what species they are prescribed for. This content shouldn’t take the place of advice by your vet. What is Diltiazem?Diltiazem is a type of medication called a calcium channel blocker that is used to treat certain...