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Thursday, December 13, 2018

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...

The Condo Kayaker

When I turned 50 a few years ago, I came to the realization that my body’s ability to regenerate and heal was not what...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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,...

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...