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When is a pig not a pig?

I learnt that pigs are not all the same this week. A regular client of mine brought her itchy dog in. There had been a flare up. It had previously responded nicely to a diet of a cooked wild boar as the sole protein souce in a commercial dog roll….

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BYO Winter Woolies

Take note, lovely clients of mine. I have been working outdoors to minimize the spread of Covid-19 since March 2020 and I will continue to work outdoors for the foreseeable future. Yes, rain, cold, wind and all. We survived winter 2020 and we’ll make it through this winter. There is…

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Happy Kukur Tihar (Day of the Dogs)

It was lovely learn from the news tonight that today is the Day of the Dogs. This is the second day of the five day Nepalese Hindu celebrations Deepawali. It is analogous to the festival of lights, the Indian Diwali. Dogs are honoured for their importance to humans in Hindu…

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It wasn’t even a full moon

What a day. Thank goodness there’s a long weekend starting tomorrow. All my doggy patients must have known this and decided to test my sanity today. Here’s Wellington. ‘Your driveway is too long Dr Kim, I’m done. Unless there’s maybe a treat or two to make it worth my while…’…

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Missing In Action

Sorry folks, My blogs have been a bit infrequent lately. I’ve just finished presenting a couple of webinars for the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS). The conference was originally going to be in Glasgow, Scotland but we have adapted to the online format like so many other people at the…

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