Mixing Cultures and Dogs & Cats

Many of you already know that our home is a mix of two cultures: Irish Catholic and Eastern European Jew. This month two of our favorite holidays combined into one glorious weekend: Saint Patrick’s and Purim. It’s a wonderful thing when different things can be joined together in fun – and in this case copious…

March 18, 2014

Amtrak Beats MUNI

I am well aware that San Francisco is a “transit first” City. I’m lectured all the time that I should drive less and use MUNI (our local mass transit agency) more. The fact that I have 4 kids to get from event to event on the weekend brings a bit of sympathy from the ban cars…

March 12, 2014

Play With Your Cat

This is a blog post by Pet Camp’s Cat Safari Manager Leeann Berry. I have three cats and two of them are overweight. Alex and Puck, my chubby cats, are both on low calorie diets but food is only part of the solution. Getting them off the couch is what they really need. However, being…

March 7, 2014

Tufts Veterinary School Supports Lodging Facilities

For years, I’ve hated it when someone refers to bordetella bronchisptica as “kennel cough.” I’ve hated it even more when veterinarians, groomers, or dog walkers called it that! Call it what it is — “canine cough” or “bordetella” — since a dog can catch it anywhere there are other dogs (such as a veterinarian’s lobby,…

February 5, 2014