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Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Set On Attaching A Severed Toe
In my experience, most people are not aware that animals have health concerns similar to people’s. Diabetes, heart disease, cancer – all are conditions that...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // A Life-threatening Game Of Catch
Sometimes what seems like a good idea may very well be downright dangerous. I once trekked into Moanalua Valley with a bunch of high school...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Vet School Lessons To Remember
Two of our veterinary technicians are headed to veterinary medical school next fall. Exciting? You bet. When I see their bright eyes staring off into...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // The Birds And Bees … And Dog
Happily ever after is but a dream. Or is it? Many search for “Mr. Right” or “Miss Perfect,” but how do you know if the...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Your Dog Licks Your Roommate’s What?!
The thing about being a veterinarian is that everyone has a story to tell about their pet. At times, this can be quite awkward. What’s...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Allergic Reactions To Best Friends
Allergies can be quite challenging. I know, because I’m a veterinarian allergic to cats, dogs and rabbits. In fact, many of my clients also are...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Why Bigger Is Better For A Betta
Everyone always wants more space. A bigger apartment or bigger house is considered better. Personally, I have fond memories of my veterinary medical school days...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Cigarettes And Household Pets
There are many responsibilities that come with owning a pet. Proper housing, food, exercise and enrichment activities are essential to good health. What would contribute...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // A Fascinating Flying Fiasco
Doves can fly, but ostriches can’t. Chickens can fly but spend the majority of their time with both feet on the ground and often run...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // A Black Cat With Good Luck
Halloween is a time when ghastly creatures roam the streets, strange occurrences take flight and superstitions seek rebirth from those who believe. It is only...

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