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Do I Really Need to Vaccinate My Dog for Leptospirosis?

It’s that time of year again when we should all be aware of our pet’s exposure to the dreaded “lepto” bacteria.  Any mammal can carry leptospirosis although some species, such as cats, are more resistant to the disease. The bacteria that causes leptospirosis is spread through the urine and feces of infected animals and can [...]

Grape Harvest and Grape Toxicity

Dogs and Grapes: Two Loves That Do Not Go TogetherI have lived here for ten years and Fall is definitely my favorite time of year in Sonoma County. The weather is cooling a bit (hopefully!) and the vineyards are becoming this brilliant orange color that leaves me feeling like I’m watching a painting instead of [...]

Disaster Pet Preparedness 101

The New Normal I call my father-in-law “Mr. Safety.” In preparation for the millennium he gave each of his kids a Y2K survival kit, in case the world shut down at midnight like many predicted.  The survival kit weighed a ton and we had no space for it in our tiny studio apartment.  We laughed [...]

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