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Meet Teegan

Congratulations to Teegan – yes, that is Joan Rivers with the little Japanese Chin!  Teegan was rescued by one of our clients and came to see Dr. Tao in October.  He found a few minor problems and treated Teegan with antibiotics and ear medications.  When things were cleared up, Teegan was ready to find a [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:16+00:00December 18th, 2013|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Meet Lulu & Bella

Lulu & Bella (wearing the citronella collar) out and about. This is Bella & Lulu acting like best friends.  This wasn’t always the case.  About a year ago, these 2 came to Dr. Evans for a behavior consultation.  Seems they were barking at visitors and on walks.  They sometimes showed aggression towards other [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:17+00:00December 11th, 2013|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Meet Murphy

Murphy is a 5-year-old Shih Tzu that was adopted by his owners when his show career was over. During Murphy’s first check up at Animal Care Clinic, Dr. Evans noticed that he still had some of his baby teeth and he had a lot of dental tartar causing gum infections. A few days later, Dr. [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:17+00:00December 4th, 2013|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Snuffy (my stressed cat) & Feliway to the Rescue

Written by Richard Tao, DVM My previous article introduced Snuffy and the challenges he was facing living in a multi-cat household that was constantly changing.  Snuffy was slowly becoming more withdrawn socially and particularly clingy with my wife.  To make matters worse, one of the newly adopted kittens took to aggressively chasing Snuffy around the [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:17+00:00November 27th, 2013|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|1 Comment

Snuffy: my stressed out cat!

Written by Richard Tao, DVM I have a confession to make.  I am the owner of 2 very misbehaved cats and one cat who used to be the picture of relaxation and is now the victim of stress and tension that a multi-cat household can bring. Snuffy is our 9-year-old Manx cat (the kind without [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:17+00:00November 20th, 2013|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|2 Comments

Meet Harley

This special little guy is Harley.  We met Harley 12 years ago when he had his first puppy exam just 3 days after Christmas!  He has been a patient at ACC ever since.  In April of this year, Harley developed very severe skin lesions and also some enlarged lymph nodes.  Dr. Evans was worried that [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:17+00:00November 13th, 2013|Pet Health Care|2 Comments

Living With an Old Dog Part V – Maintaining Body Weight & Muscle Mass

Written By Marissa Greenberg, DVM Several articles ago I discussed Slink’s summer haircut. While it made her much more comfortable, it also made it much more apparent without all her thick hair, that she had lost weight and had lost a lot of muscling, especially in her hind legs. These are very common occurrences with [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:17+00:00November 6th, 2013|Pet Health Care|1 Comment

Meet Jasmine

 We have nicknamed Jasmine “the Energizer Bunny” because she truly keeps going and going!  Jasmine was diagnosed with asthma in 2011 and then developed intestinal lymphoma in 2012.  She has been taking an oral form of chemotherapy for her intestinal cancer and it is working amazingly well.  Intestinal lymphoma is usually fatal within 6 months [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:17+00:00October 30th, 2013|Pet Health Care|1 Comment

Nor Cal Road-trip & New Dog Boots

Written by Jennifer Evans, DVM I just got back from a road trip through the mountains of Northern California with my 4 year old Lab, Ventana and we had a great time!   We started in Mount Shasta then drove west to the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area, and finally home by way of the Pacific Coast. [...]

Meet Shotgun!

photo courtesy Una Photo Written by Marissa Greenberg, DVM  Most of you are familiar with my canine family members, Slink and Mico, and you may have read about my reptilian family member, George, the Desert Tortoise. Now I want to introduce you to one member of my equine family and give you an [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:17+00:00October 2nd, 2013|Staff Adventures|0 Comments