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Cats and Furniture: A Roundtable

A perpetual question emerging from most lovers and servants to cats is how to prevent scratching of furniture. Cat have claws, and they certainly...

Some Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Welcome to November, a month where the sun shines less, but we give thanks for what we have. Most people reflect upon the past...

Monkeypox: Pets Are Susceptible

As COVID starts to wane, we have a different challenge, monkeypox. This virus is not new, and is thankfully rarely fatal. It can cause...

Infectious Tracheobronchitis, Known As Kennel Cough

A common phone call: ‘My one-year-old dog has this honking cough, while she be ok?” In many respects dogs are like small children, they...

The Importance of a Physical Exam

For best health we visit the dentist at least once per year. And like clockwork see your physician for a physical examination. Your pets...

Enter the Hill Rag Pet Photo Contest

You know your pet is a star! Prove it --get it in print! Send us your favorite pet photos for a chance at fame! Winning...

District Veterinary Opens Third Location

Four-legged family members will feel at home immersed in a variety of couches, floor level windows and friendly smiles at District Veterinary. The practice's...

Don’t Eat That Plant!

Many people enjoy having houseplants and pets in their home. It is possible to have both coexist safely. A number of plants are dangerous...

Oops! The Dog Just Ate My Stash!

One of the more frequent types of phone calls we field begins with, “My dog/cat just ate … Is it something I should worry...

Weighing In on Pet Weight

Congratulations dearest reader! By the end of this article you will have the power to help your furry friends live an extra two years! Every...