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Memorial for Sydney the Goldendoodle

One of my longest-term patients recently passed away.  I got to know Sydney when I first moved to Los Angeles and was working at TLC Pet Medical Center (now VCA TLC Animal Hospital) in West Hollywood.  As a Goldendoodle with a big personality and presence, Sydney was always a patient I enjoyed seeing on my […]

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Memorial for Hudson the Dog

One of the most-challenging parts of my job as a veterinarian is guiding my clients through the process of bidding farewell to a beloved canine or feline companion. Recently, I had to help a sweet, senior mixed-breed named Hudson cross the rainbow bridge.    Hudson was my patient for the past seven years and ultimately […]

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Memorial for Olivia the Lhasa Apso

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A challenging part my job as a veterinarian is guiding my clients through the process of saying goodbye to a beloved pet. Recently, I had to send a sweet, senior pooch named Olivia across the rainbow bridge.   Olivia had many adventures under her collar and she lived life quite well with her human mother, Jane […]

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Memorial for Rusty the Golden Retriever

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I was saddened to hear that a senior canine patient of mine who, like Cardiff, overcame cancer and led a high quality of life until his final weeks was recently put to sleep. I got to know Rusty as my patient through Veterinary Cancer Group and strove to provide a holistic complement to the surgery […]

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Memorial for Spencer the Labrador Retriever

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It’s always challenging for my clients to lose a beloved pet.  It’s even tougher when that canine or feline companion is actually part of your family. October 2016 was a sad month, as not only did I lose Gentle Ben as my patient, but my sister, Michelle Scott, had to let go of her Labrador […]

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