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Friday, November 16, 2018

Pet Identification for Finding a Lost Pet

Buster is lost in the woods. Felix ran out an open door. Blossom was spooked by fireworks. All are missing and their people are...

Competitive Swimming After 50

A year ago Mary Kaniewski not only couldn’t swim but she also couldn’t bear to put her face in the water. Now after one...

Giardia

In the past I have discussed why we ask for fecal samples on a regular basis. Here I will elaborate on one of the...

The Dog Ate What? The Cat Really Eat That?

As it's the annual pet issue in Hill Rag, we decided to break from the serious and present some cases of ingestions of weird...

The Other L-Disease (Not Lyme) That Should Be on Dog Owners’...

This month I asked Gray Akers, our senior veterinary technician at Eastern Market, to write an article on leptospirosis. It is an urban, suburban...

The Lowdown on Fermented Soda

When I was at a friend’s dinner party last month, instead of bringing a bottle of wine or a six-pack to share with guests,...

What is Parvo?

Most pet owners have heard of Parvo, or canine parvovirus type 2, and are aware that they should vaccinate their canine companions for the...

Medical Marijuana Reciprocity Starts

On April 16, the Department of Health (DOH) implemented changes in the District’s reciprocity laws that authorize certified patients from the following states to...

DC Row Opens at the SW Wharf

Rowing has gone from being a competitive outdoor sport to one of the growing new trends in group exercise. Like cycling that came off...

How Vets and Physicians Are Similar

Similarities Between My Doctor and a Veterinarian I had some medical issues recently which involved a visit to my primary-care doctor, a radiologist, an oncologist...