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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...

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...

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...

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...

Foot Care

What does your dog or cat step on every day? Humans have podiatrists and take care of their feet, and so we must also...

Cool Pet Facts

Hello, readers! Just a quick line to introduce myself, a new member of the District Veterinary Hospital team, Capitol Hill neighborhood and the Hill...