PETS

We Love, Therefore We Grieve, Our Pets

At some point in our lives as devoted dog, cat and other pet owners, we all have experienced the loss of these beloved members of our families. After such a loss, it is human nature to not only emotionally grieve that loss, but to physically mourn as well. What I want to share with you […]

Canine Codependency

When I was younger, we believed that the first sign of mental illness was when  people began dressing up their pets. And if this standard still holds true today, then our entire nation is certifiably nuts!  Nobody can deny that our society is obsessed with coddling, cooing, and co-depending our pets, especially our dogs. And […]

Pets and the Risk of COVID-19

Although the Centers for disease control hasn’t identified the exact source of the current outbreak of COVID-19, we know that it originally came from an animal, most likely a bat. As a result, many people have wondered if they need to worry about their pets carrying or transmitting the virus to them. The CDC has […]

Pandemic Puppy Pandemonium

An insider’s look at what’s happening in veterinary hospitals throughout NOVA and the whole country.  You may or may not have noticed, but there has been a huge growth in the population – of puppies!  Congratulations if you are one of the many, whom, over the course of the past several months of social isolation, […]