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Thursday, January 17, 2019

The Connection between Emotion and Pain

Last month I was plagued for days with a nagging back ache. I could feel it in my lower right side of the lumbar...

Being Thankful

It’s November, when the skies get darker and cold starts to set in. It’s also a month where we celebrate Thanksgiving, recalling that in...

“Imaginary Leaf Animals” Peabody Installation at Hill Center

It’s autumn in the Young Artists Gallery where the current mixed-media installation is the work of Peabody ES (425 C St. NE) Kindergartners under...

Floating

I must have lost consciousness because I awoke feeling as if I was lying on solid ground when in fact I was floating naked...

Caring for Your Dog’s Hips

I do take requests and this month is a bit more of a delve into hip dysplasia and hip-related arthritis. First - the more dog...

Experience Power of Play at DPR Rec Day

DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will host the District's Fourth Annual DPR Rec Day on Saturday, Sept. 29. It's an event that puts...

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...