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Why Can’t She Keep Anything Down?

The arrows are pointing to the dilated esophagus. Written by Bonnie Markoff, DVMOn a Friday morning, Ellie’s people noticed she was vomiting a little bit. Since she was full of energy and still wanting to eat, we were not too worried. As a Golden Retriever, Ellie was known for eating socks, spilled food and [...]

By | May 5th, 2015|Pet Health Care|3 Comments

Meet Minnie

Written By Marissa Greenberg, DVM If you’ve followed our articles for a while, you might remember being introduced to my horse, Shotgun, last year. Though Shotgun was a great horse, and I learned a lot, and did very well showing him, in March of this year, I made the difficult decision to sell him. This [...]

By | December 2nd, 2014|Human-Animal Bond, Staff Adventures|1 Comment

Time To Say Goodbye: In Memory Of Slink Part II

Written By Marissa Greenberg, DVMA good friend and fellow veterinarian gave me some advice to write down my memories of Slink. I thought that sharing them with those who have been reading about her over the years seemed like an appropriate tribute to her life and death. In a way, it’s like a eulogy.My first [...]

By | November 26th, 2014|Human-Animal Bond|5 Comments

Time To Say Goodbye: In Memory of Slink – Part I

Written By Marissa Greenberg, DVMIf you have been reading Animal Care Clinic’s articles for a while, you will remember Slink and my stories of living with an old dog. Over the last several months, as Slink’s body and mind were failing her it became too difficult and emotional for me to write about my experiences. [...]

By | November 18th, 2014|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|1 Comment

National Champions!

Written By Marissa Greenberg, DVM Many of you may know that I traveled to Louisville, Kentucky the last week of October to be with the SLO High FFA Vet Science team-Amber Bjerre, Hailey and Brynn Robella, Darcy Hummell, and Clare Backens- as they competed at the national competition. They had won the state championship back [...]

By | November 11th, 2014|Community Service, Staff Adventures|0 Comments

The San Luis Obispo High School Veterinary Science Team

Written by Marissa Greenberg, DVM For the last two years I have had the pleasure of working with students from San Luis Obispo High School’s FFA program. SLO High Ag Department teacher, Anna Bates and I have been friends for many years and I was honored when she reached out for my help. Last year [...]

By | October 20th, 2014|Community Service, Staff Adventures|0 Comments

State Champions!

Written by Marissa Greenberg, DVM For the last two years I have had the pleasure of working with students from San Luis Obispo High School’s FFA program. SLO High Ag Department teacher, Anna Bates and I have been friends for many years and I was honored when she reached out for my help. Last year [...]

By | May 23rd, 2014|Community Service, Staff Adventures|1 Comment

Ty and his cart

Meet Ty.  In 2012, he suffered a slipped disc in his back, and he became paralyzed in both of his back legs.  For about a year and a half, he would get around by plopping his bum on the ground with his back legs thrust forwards in front of him, and sliding around.  This sounds [...]

By | May 23rd, 2014|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Featured Employee: Elizabeth!

Elizabeth joined the Animal Care Clinic team in June 2013.  She moved from San Diego to San Luis Obispo to attend Cal Poly.  The goal is to eventually attend vet school and go into small animal practice.  “I have always loved animals and have wanted to become a vet for as long as I can [...]

By | May 14th, 2014|Staff Adventures|0 Comments

Featured Employee: Cassie!

Cassie joined the Animal Care Clinic team in July 2013 as one of our Registered Veterinary Technicians.  Originally from Clovis, California she came to San Luis Obispo to attend school at Cal Poly.  She has graduated from Cal Poly SLO with a BS in Animal Science and a MS in Equine and Animal Nutrition Studies. [...]

By | April 16th, 2014|Staff Adventures|0 Comments