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ASK THE VET

Ask the Vet: Watch out for summer hazards, part two

I love summertime for the long days, barbecues, vacation and hikes with our dogs. In the veterinary hospital our caseload shifts with each season. Last week, I described...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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ASK THE VET

Halloween

These days our pets are considered our children. On Halloween, nothing is cuter than a dachshund in a hotdog costume or a bulldog pirate. I love dressing up my dogs...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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ASK THE VET

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a good time to acknowledge the people, pets and other things in our lives for which we are thankful. I am thankful for my family, including the members...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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ASK THE VET

Winter holidays

December has arrived and toys, electronics and wrapping paper pack the stores. It's fun to include our pets in the holiday celebration, but watch out for seasonal...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3955 Views

TIM TALK

Non-profit groups making a difference for people at Christmas

As Christians prepare to celebrate the birth of their savior, Jesus Christ, many people are sharing to help less fortunate people enjoy Christmas. Gathering earlier...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 23, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2176 Views

ASK THE VET

New Year's resolutions

After all the splurging during the holidays, the New Year gives us a chance to reset our priorities and goals. While you begin your own New Year's resolutions, consider...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3879 Views

ASK THE VET

Hot spots

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner, so seasonal allergies are in full bloom! Along with allergies comes itching, scratching, and chewing -- which...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4388 Views

ASK THE VET

Canine bloat

I just adopted a Great Dane puppy and my breeder mentioned some precautions to prevent bloat. What is bloat? Bloat, or gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV),...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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ASK THE VET

Swimming

With the weather warming up, I'd like to take my dog to the lake. How do I teach him to swim? Before putting your dog in the water consider his breed....

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3998 Views

TIM TALK

Council members wish busy holidays to senior staff

Just before Christmas, Pleasanton City Council members had lots of their mind after 4 hours of their Dec. 21 meeting. The last item at Pleasanton City Council meetings...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 4, 2022
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ASK THE VET

My cat does strange things

Who needs television when you have a cat? They are as unique as we are and endlessly entertaining. Some of the strange behaviors we see in our domestic cats are...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4151 Views

ASK THE VET

Winter hazards

We are lucky to live in a climate with mild winters. We are also lucky to live close to so many different terrains -- deserts, beaches, and the mountains! Because...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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TIM TALK

Tesla and Amazon have large real estate footprint in the valley

Reading one of Hacienda Business Park’s recent newsletters, I was struck by the entry that Tesla had leased 263,713 square feet of warehouse space in the park. ...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4082 Views

ASK THE VET

Canine heart disease

Did you know that dogs don't get clogged arteries and heart attacks like humans? If only we knew why, we could make millions in pharmaceuticals! Even though dogs...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3817 Views

ASK THE VET

Ask the Vet: Shedding

==I My dogs shed excessively. When I leave the house I have to use the lint roller on my clothes, the house has to be vacuumed twice a week and when we go on vacation...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Oct. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5920 Views

LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

The horrifying truth

Mondays. The jarring beginning of the work week, the guillotine-like cut off of the weekend. The day that I seem to have forgotten everything I once knew about routines,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7351 Views

LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

Insert 'Jaws' theme song here

This week is a special week. Not because school looms on the horizon, not because of the panicked scramble for on sale pencils and notebooks. This is Shark Week....

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 10884 Views

TIM TALK

Celebrating the Tri-Valley's game changing companies

The buzz of conversation was huge when business, government and other leaders gathered to celebrate the Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group’s 2022 Gamechanger...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2893 Views

LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

Hefty holidays

I'm dreaming of a thin Christmas. A holiday season where I don't compulsively eat twelve ginger snaps at one time, where I can put down the fourth York mint patty,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Dec. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 11166 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Common Application Can Streamline College Admissions

Question: I keep hearing about the Common Application? What is it and why is it important? ~Danville resident Dr. LaScala responds: The Common Application (www.commonapp.org)...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Sep. 6, 2010
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