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Diagnosis & Treatment of Zoe the Dog

Diagnosis:  Zoe Has a New Lease on Life Zoe before treatment, weighing only four pounds, after suffering from Addison's Disease. Diagnosis "Zoe “Woofy Girl” is 9 years old.  In the fall of 2015, she started experiencing some sudden symptoms.  She had a loss of [...]

By | May 24th, 2016|F-J, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mindfulness in the Kitchen

Is anyone else’s mind racing 24/7?  I think this is the norm for me.  My cause of death may be suffocation by post-it notes! This month’s energy is devoted to becoming more mindful when cooking.  The risk of not doing this is forgetting ingredients, or even injury due to burns or knife cuts.  We also risk [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|K-O, Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Healthy Tips for Kids without Fur

Give them credit! Sydney eating roasted cauliflower It’s easy to assume your kids won’t try or like a certain healthy food, but sometimes repeated exposure is the key.  Offer them new foods OFTEN, and don’t give up!  We had to present eggs over and over to my daughter Sydney until she finally [...]

By | April 22nd, 2016|A-E, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rescue & Recovery of Scooter the Dog

Scooter the Dog's Happy Tail Dr. Mike I first met the dog Scooter while he was at the Humane Society.  Dr Coder had asked for a second opinion on him while I was there helping with other things. Scooter came to HSSW flea ridden and missing hair on 3/4 of his body. He [...]

By | March 30th, 2016|F-J, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Healthier Irish Stew

Healthier pets start with healthier pet owners! Who doesn’t like soups and stews on a cold rainy spring day?!  This healthier Irish Stew recipe is great for busy moms because it’s a one-pot meal. I recently made this on a weekend and used our garage as a second refrigerator.  I stored the stew out in the cold [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|F-J, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Healthier Brownies Using Sweet Potatoes

Dr. Mike and I have been together nearly 24 years and have two children and 3 cats.  We both have extremely busy careers so making it "all work" can be quite taxing! Like all parents, we want our kids to grow up loving to eat real food, as well as knowing how to cook it.  [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|P-T, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pet Teeth : How to brush them

February is Pet Dental Health Month! Find out why dental health is so important to the overall health of your pet, and how to brush your pet’s teeth. View this video for tips!

By | January 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Being Consistent

Consistent Training We think of our clinic as a family, and we have weekly training sessions to ensure that each member of our team is consistent.  For example, our staff members follow a certain protocol for using treats during appointments.  This helps ensure your pet has a warm and familiar experience every time he or [...]

By | January 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Feeding Treats

January is Train Your Dog Month! We advise our clients to bring their dogs in to pet visits hungry because pets are more motivated to “earn” treats with positive behavior. The same is true at home. If you are feeding a dog positive reward treats too often, he or she can be less motivated to respond [...]

By | January 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments