About 20,000 gray whales pass by the Oregon Coast beginning in early March on their way to northern feeding grounds in the Bering and Chukchi seas. They turn around in October, returning to breed in Mexico’s warm lagoons, so the chances of seeing whales along the coast are good to great, particularly during the peak […]
Callie the dog’s owner worked as a hospice nurse. Callie showed such a remarkable bond with the hospice patients that a fund to care for the needs of pets belonging to people in hospice care was started in her honor.
veterinary specialty group in Oregon. In addition to treating critically ill and injured pets at their fully-staffed, 24-hour ICU and emergency service, VCA NWVS also offers specialty services in cardiology, oncology, ophthalmology, neurology, radiology, and both orthopedic and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Rosie Gilbert doesn’t look like a Viking warrior, but evidence of her ancestry is everywhere at Viking Animal Hospital. Originally from Petersburg, Alaska — a town known as “Alaska’s Little Norway” — she brings that heritage into her practice.
Portland veterinarian Dr. Thomas Mackowiak at Heartfelt Veterinary Hospital chose the name Heartfelt because they approach their practice by treating their clients’ pets with the same gentle, professional care they would their own.
Wondering what your pet really wants for Christmas? I compiled the year’s best gear for Eugene Magazine’s winter 2011 issue.
This was one of my features for Eugene Magazine’s pet-themed issue. I asked people from exotic pet shops, Greenhill Humane Society, a local parrot rescue group and horse owners, among others, to find out what basic considerations people should give to certain type of animals that they might want to have. I was disappointed that […]
I got to interview the group of women who raise guide dog puppies for the blind for two publications, the Register-Guard’s Dash special publication and Spot Magazine. These trainers spend a huge amount of time making sure the puppies are good citizens. They are the best-behaved dogs I’ve ever met, and the people who receive […]
For a monstrously good time, dress your dog up like a lobster.
Online pharmacies . . . are they frauds or fantastic deals? They can be both, so learn what to look for to make sure you’re shopping from a trustworthy site.