Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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The 8th Annual Matthew Varon Memorial Luncheon will be held on February 23, 2018, at Desert Willows Country Club in Palm Desert. Hosted by Helen Varon, known for her philanthropic commitment to Jewish organizations in the desert, she founded the event in memory of her grandson and to raise money for Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind, a non-sectarian...
The stylish, small beach community of Solana Beach covers 3.5 square miles, with Cardiff-by-the-Sea to the south and Del Mar to the north (and five beaches in between). This area encompasses a mosaic of public art, taking visitors and their pets on a tour filled with awesome surfing beaches, stunning sculptures, and a noticeable lack of chain stores, sprinkled...
Your choice of insurance plan may depend on such factors as your dog’s lifestyle, age, general health at adoption/purchase, and, of course, your budget. Choosing pet health insurance can be a confusing challenge. Plans are now offered by car insurance companies and home insurance companies, and there are many pet-specific insurance companies. How can you sort through the plans to...
“What kind of behavioral changes should I expect from my senior dog/cat?” This is a question I rarely hear, but it is one I believe should be asked more. When animals age, they go through the same struggles as we humans—the difference is, they can’t communicate their discomfort. Growling or Shying Away If your older dog/cat starts growling at things it...
Heart disease is one of the most common age-related illnesses we see in dogs. While there are many potential factors that can contribute to heart problems in any given individual, statistics indicate that 75 to 80% of heart failure in dogs stems from valvular disease. The term MVD (mitral valve disease) is used in a general sense to describe...