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Author: Kenny Lucas

May Remembrances

In May we said farewell to the following beloved pets: Reba Langdon, Barkley Potter, Elvis Johnston, Sly Caldwell, Misty Griffith, Laney Cleveland, Toby Thomas, Casey Patelski, Paisley Spelbring, Chat Benson, Nikki Miller, Bear Bene, Hannah Chambers, Pearl Cantor, Maggie Gerkin, Koby Roberts, Edgar Nielsen, Zoey Stewart, Baron Presley, Zeke Brett, Wilford DeBell

Important Information Regarding the Canine Influenza Vaccine

Recently we were alerted that some Richmond, Virginia area boarding facilities will be requiring all dogs utilizing their services be vaccinated for the canine influenza virus. It should be noted that canine influenza has not been reported in Richmond and not all kennels are requiring this precaution. To better serve our clients Shady Grove Animal…
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April Remembrances

In April we all said goodbye to the following treasured pets: Caramel Prasad, Muggins Bornholdt, Daphne Young, Rowdy Nelson, Happy Frick, Max Reid, Tucker Tuck, Louie Conley, Piggy DeBell, Bear Edwards, Tornado Craig, Heckle Wilkes, Panda Watkins-Kennedy, Molly Fogarty, Marmelade Hernandez, Checkers Bowman, Arthur Thorpe, Haley Miller, Phoebe Rambo, Yogi Tsuchiya, Travis Strauss. They will…
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Canine Behavior and Training

By Lori Elliott The science of dog behavior and training has made significant advances in recent years. In the past, people were taught to dominate their dogs, to be the “alpha”, and to abruptly and physically correct inappropriate behaviors. The use of shock collars, prong collars, choke chains and physical force was the norm for…
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March Remembrances

In March we said goodbye to the following beloved pets: Tazzie Satterfield, Fletcher Obeck, Kelly O’Sullivan, Raven McKnight, Gino Richmond, Kenzie Mewhirter, Winston Craig, Heidi Winderweedle, Liara Tubbs, Mitzi Richards, Gizmo Chappelle, Sissy Seredni, Luigi Mir, Peanut Langdon, Sid Jarrett, Trowa Presley, Tinker Elliott, Cayman Lubin, Sandy Santos, Shadow Taylor, Mabel Flickinger, Peanut Dehnel, Misty…
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February Memories

In the month of February we said goodbye to the following beloved pets: Lucy Brooks, Mona Clarkson, Darcy Durham, Ella Shephard, Belle Jensen, Mattox Hart, Whiskey Reese, Zoe Roth, Dixie Rybarczyk, Tyi French Wingfield, Gibby French Wingfield, Duke Emiston, Stella Shaver, Bess Langdon, Jingles Howle, Frisco Schoenblatt, Gray Alpert, Boomer Edwards, Kitty Cat Barr, Sara…
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Just a Typical Day at the Office

It’s well known that we at Shady Grove Animal Clinic count dogs and cats as the majority of our patients. Sure we see a pocket pet or two, but most our exam room denizens bark or meow. So imagine the excitment when last week Bruno, the DeBell families newest addition, neighed and then tipped our…
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Xylitol Poisoning — The Not So Sweet Facts

Written by Jim DeBell, DVM An emerging source of toxicity is the artificial sweetener xylitol. To enhance the taste of many human consumables, xylitol has become a cheap and frequently utilized sugar substitute. Most recently it has been added to peanut butter, which is seemingly a staple in most households for hiding the taste of…
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January Remembrances

In January we remember the January passing of the following beloved pets: Fisher Billmayer, Jake Nichols, Pearle Davies, Atticus Grady, Jill Wax, Annabelle Garrett, Mr. Bambini Marsh, Rusty Paulson, Lilo Braine Tillem, Midgee French Wingfield, Pif Matveyev, Abby Fowler, Paris Horsley, Casey Erhart, Ruby Berdux, April Schmid, Rupert Hall, Nibbles Gasperini, Calli Ashbrook, Missy Tipple,…
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December Remembrances

As we usher out the year 2015, we remember the following beloved pets that we said goodbye to in December: Kiki Fryling, Sammy Carlson, Dino Belcher, Willy Aichner, Nemo Snyder, Angie Crew, Zelda Griffin, Carly Canada, Major Hyams, Mischief Gradwell, Stuart Johnson, Snoop Dehnel, Ferris Morgan, Abby Harris, Lucky Banu, Gypsy Derby, Burrito Apelt, Blade…
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