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Join us for our Annual Open House

Join us for our annual Open House and Wine Gala Sunday June 25 from 2-6pm benefiting Pacific Wildlife Care, Partners in Equine Therapy, and Guide Dog's of America. Come taste wine, cheese and appetizers while getting a behind the scenes look at our hospital and some fun hands-on veterinary activities. We always have a variety [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Community Service|0 Comments

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

Helping The Future Of Our Profession

Written By Marissa Greenberg, DVM San Luis Obispo High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) Program is brimming with rising stars. These aren’t just Future Farmers, they are future leaders, public officials, veterinarians, and are getting prepared for any profession they may choose to enter. Thanks to the amazing FFA program that San Luis High [...]

By | May 1st, 2013|Community Service, Staff Adventures|0 Comments

Iditarod Electrocardiograms

 Written by Nicole Gunkel, RVT As a volunteer veterinary technician for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race I primarily help with the ECG and Bloodwork program.  In order to be eligible to race all sled dogs have blood drawn and checked for internal health of the dog and electrocardiograms (ECG for short) run to determine [...]

Iditarod 2013 – A Few Thoughts

Written by Nicole Gunkel, RVT This was my second year volunteering as a vet tech for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race during late February/early March, and another great one it was!  I was most excited to see many familiar faces, including volunteer friends, mushers & dog handlers, and of course the dogs!  The most [...]

Animals in the News!

There are so many interesting news stories out there about pets and other animals, veterinary medicine or other animal related topics!  Each week we'll be gathering some stories that might be interesting to you, so keep posted each week for new stories!  Hopefully you'll find the information is some of these articles useful and interesting! [...]

Recco's Dreaded Recall Notice

Written by Stephanie Ruggerone, Practice Administrator Like the saying goes, all good things must come to an end,or so that is how my family feels as we process the letter we received from Guide Dogs of America last week. Yes, the long dreaded recall letter came advising us it is time to give up our [...]

Animals in the News! featuring Japan

There are so many interesting news stories out there about pets and other animals, veterinary medicine or other animal related topics!  Each week we'll be gathering some stories that might be interesting to you, so keep posted each week for new stories! This week: With the tragedy following the earthquakes and tsunami in Japan there [...]