Come Fly Away with Your Emotional Support Animal

Nope, not a remake of that amazing Frank Sinatra song but rather the wonderful Department of Transportation (DOT) document “Guidance on Nondiscrimination of the Basis of Discrimination in Air Travel”. This guidance was issued after several issues of support animals causing disturbances at airports and on airlines, including biting flight attendants and travelers.  DOT’s guidance…

December 17, 2019

Old or Experienced? Maybe Both?

I am old and grey, my back hurts on a regular basis and most would say I’m crotchety too. These are not, to say the least, the most positive things to have to admit about oneself.  But along with all those years, the grey hair (mostly on my beard since there’s so little left on…

December 10, 2019

Every Day is Hump Day at Pet Camp

No, we don’t mean because we operate every day of the year every day feels like Wednesday, we mean really there is the potential for humping every day at Pet Camp. It doesn’t happen often, but at times there is a camper (so far no counselors) who decides to strut his (or occasionally her) stuff….

December 3, 2019

San Francisco Wades into the Politics of Veterinary Care

It’s no secret that almost everything in San Francisco is political; now that list includes veterinary care. Over the past several years there has been an explosion of corporate veterinary care (where a corporation owns the practice rather than the veterinarian on-site). The largest of these corporations is Mars Inc. (yup, the candy company). The…

November 26, 2019