veterinarian

In Placer County's foothills, make your dog’s day and stay in shape

After a busy day at work, coming home to a comfy couch, a little channel surfing and maybe a bowl of cookie dough ice cream sounds really good. Although relaxing, this is not nec ...

Loomis’ Barsaleau was veterinarian, horseman and author

  A stalwart supporter of Placer County’s endurance community, a veterinarian, writer and 14-time Tevis Cup 100-mile ride finisher, Richard “Doc” Barsaleau ...

Tevis Ride – A discussion

I’m pretty sure most of us would agree that care for our animals (especially the overall health and well-being) is equal to that for our children. We decry coaches who call for s ...

Veterinarians cost too much

I think our veterinarians need to lower prices for vet visits. For an average dog to see the vet for a check-up the cost averages from $90 to $120. The last time we took my dog to ...

Common foods can be lethal to pets

Reading the story of how Pidge, the Jack Russell terrier, lost her life after eating toxic mushrooms (Journal, June 14) brought back sad memories of how my beloved little Lucky Gir ...

On her birthday, she requested gifts for cats

Ask 9-year-old Christine Tadlock what she’s reading these days and she’ll tell you matter-of-factly that it isn’t storybooks. Tadlock has a big love for animals and she’s l ...

Auburn veterinary clinic answers a call of the wild

An Auburn veterinary clinic was able to help one wild patient recently. Animal Spay and Neuter Clinic, a nonprofit clinic in Auburn, recently neutered a wolf for a nonprofit group ...

Doctor-patient relationship important, even for pets

I brought my dearest friend Sam in for surgery today. By my calculations Sam is in his mid-to-late 60s, but gets around pretty darn well for his age. During the sedation period I ...