Soda blues

When I was a child, my parents let us have soft drinks only on special occasions. I think that was pretty normal...

Tick, Tick, Tick…

Summertime is perfect for outdoor recreation for you and your pets. Unfortunately, it is also a great time for disease transmission and...

Nutrition-mind connection

Nutrition Nuggets, Taiya Bach, MPH, RDN, CD Taiya Bach is a registered dietitian with the UW Dept. of Nutritional...

Isthmus Veterinary Care, Marc Siegel, DVM

Dear Dr. Marc, My cat Ham keeps gaining weight, and I don’t know what to do. He doesn’t seem...

Lifestyle changes for a healthier you in 2019

By Lauri Lee Northside Economic Development Coalition The beginning of a new year often stirs thoughts of creating...

Let’s make 2019 Fear Free

What is Fear Free and why is it important? Fear Free is an approach recognizing the importance of your pet’s physical and...
Deborah Roussos

Eating for aging (Part 2)

Eating well as we age can be challenging. As appetites change, food choices often include more sugary and sweet processed foods. Make eating healthy...

Isthmus Veterinary Care, Marc Siegel, DVM

Dear Dr. Marc, My husband insists on giving our pup, Gus, table scraps during our Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. He tells me “Gus deserves a...

Giving thanks

As leaves begin turning and before snowflakes fly, let’s take a few minutes to pause and reflect on the benefits we realize because we...

Summer safety for your pet

By June Brooks, DVM We welcome summer with all of its glory. Sunshine and warmer temperatures lead to trips to the beach and hikes in...