Archive for June 2014
Yamaguchi’s Cat Temple
Centuries before legendary canine Hachiko, a samurai cat demonstrated devotion enough to merit a temple dedicated to the entire feline species… by CASEY BASEEL Nearly every guide book for Japan mentions Hachiko, the dog who patiently waited every day for nine years in the 1920s and ‘30s in front of Shibuya Station for his master to come home, never knowing that…Read More
The pet friendly Inn at Willow Grove in Orange, Virginia…Read More
The amazing true story of an Akita’s remarkable loyalty… by MONIKA ZOLTANY Akitas are considered to be among the most loyal of all dogs, and anyone who has heard the amazing true story of Hachiko won’t disagree. In January 1924 a professor at the Japanese Imperial University brought home a two-month old Akita puppy. Dr. Ueno…Read More
Dogs in Art
It’s perhaps a challenge finding the image of a dog in a Jackson Pollock painting, but seemingly he always had one or two in the picture. Gyp and Ahab were their names…Read More
Pet Spotlight: June
ZURIE! 5 month-old Zurie is a 4 pound Maltese mix from downtown Los Angeles.Read More
Can Dogs Detect Cancer?
An interesting piece from Modern Dog about the potential of utilizing dogs to diagnose cancer… by SARA LIMA When Steve Werner began to experience a ringing in his ears and general malaise, he attributed it to nothing more than grief. Camden, one of his two beloved dogs, had just passed away and he believed that his condition was…Read More
GO KINGS GO!!!
Congratulations on your second Stanley Cup!!!Read More
Dogs in Film
“Turner and Hooch” (1989) In the make-believe town of Cypress Beach, Tom Hanks as Turner shacks up with Beasley as Hooch, a slobbering Bordeaux Mastiff. Rowdy Hooch turns Turner’s world upside down but not without igniting a romance between Turner and local veterinarian played by Mare Winningham. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode. read David Nusair’s review here…Read More
Our Second Anniversary!
El Segundo Animal Hospital would like to thank everyone who joined us Saturday for ESAH’s Second Annual Open House, Two Year Anniversary Party… THANK YOU!Read More
by ANDREW M. STREIBER, DVM Q: A strange thing happened to my son’s three year-old Black Lab over the weekend. After a long swimming workout she developed what I later found out is referred to as “cold water tail.” I’m wondering if there’s anything we can do for the pain or does she just have…Read More