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The District Vet

With cautious optimism, it is time to start preparing our furry friends for our return to a modified pre-pandemic life. As quickly as we...

Teeth Are Important

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. A few years ago I wrote a piece about the importance of good dental hygiene in dogs...

Keeping Furry Tenants Comfortable

When Libby Jamison and her husband Brian moved to the District from San Diego in November, 2019, they wanted to make the adjustment as...

The District Vet

Glaucoma isn’t only a disease of people. Cats and dogs can have elevated eye pressure, too! Many people have heard of glaucoma, but what is...

The District Vet: Roundworms

For many of us, it may be uncomfortable to talk about, but I’m in the mood to discuss parasites. Seems like a good theme...

The District Vet

With the dramatic recent influx of puppies and rescue dogs, we have observed a marked increase in incidences of hookworm, an intestinal parasite. Most...

Preventing Lyme Disease in Pets

A dreamy winter of warmth and little snow has a sinister side-effect: summer ticks and Lyme disease. The lack of cold allows for a...

The District Vet

During our recent hiatus from the status quo, many fellow DC residents have added a puppy, or adopted a dog, kitten or cat into...

Don’t Forget to Socialize Your Dog

At present many of our city’s residents are home much more than in the past due to social, or physical distancing. With several months...

Southwest Man Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

A Southwest man was arrested Tuesday morning by the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and charged with 16 counts of cruelty to animals. The arrest...
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