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Friday, October 19, 2018

Pocket Pets 101

Everyone knows that I live with Brian T. Dog, an adorable golden retriever with a bevy of themed bandanas. There are many of us...

Cupid’s Sting – Stamping out Violence against Women

When Criminologist Laurie Samuel, Ph.D., worked for the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in Washington, DC she became alarmed at what she was witnessing. “I...

Scar Tissue Release Treatment

Four and a half years ago Hanaa Rifaey delivered her first child by Cesarean section. The tightness and discomfort from the surgical scar bothered...

Cranial Cruciate Ligament Damage

Dogs are prone to many orthopedic injuries, but none is as common as rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament (CCL). The knee is a...

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...

Bad Axe Throwing

Looking for a fun outing to engaging in during the colder months? Whether you want to enjoy a night out with your friends, host...

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...

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,...

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...