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“Layla” The One-Eyed Wonder Dog

By: Marissa Greenberg, DVM In my 10+ year career, I’ve had a lot of patients that hold a special place in my heart-either due to their endearing personalities, amazing owners, braveness through illness, or inspiring perseverance to defy all odds. But none could come close to the topping the list and embracing all of these [...]

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

Tribute to Dawson

Written by Marissa Greenberg, DVM The first day I met Dawson, I knew that he was a special patient. And I knew that his owners were very committed to his care and comfort. Dawson first came to see me at the beginning of March 2010. He had been diagnosed with a tumor in [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:48+00:00November 9th, 2010|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Chemotherapy in our Pets

Written by Marissa Greenberg, DVM For many people, the word chemotherapy conjures up horrible images of friend or family members during their treatments.  But, in our dog and cat patients, chemotherapy is handled very differently.  Though we use many of the same drugs that are used in people, our pets do much better.  Pets don [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:48+00:00November 3rd, 2010|Pet Health Care|0 Comments