“If we could talk to the animals, just imagine it …” This is an excerpt from a song that appeared..
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Being a veterinarian carries a heavy responsibility. Not only do you have to help your patients at the clinic, but..
One of my favorite pastimes is diving for octopus, or in local terms, tako. On my dives, I see firsthand..
Growing up in Kalihi, I had a dog named Taro and he lived in our yard under the mango tree...
“Bye bye, Daddy, I love you.” Closing the door behind me, I paused for a full 10 seconds then slowly..
“It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt.” —Hot Ticket Author Olivia Cunning should be given an award. I..
Domestication has changed our pets, so they are no longer creatures of the wild. What does this mean? Well, it..
“It’s not what you eat that can be hazardous to your health — it’s what is eating you.” Given the..
Overcrowding can lead to many problems. In our society, we see it reflected in various criminal acts such as theft..
Cold and flu season is here, and though humans suffer through this time of year, the same can be said..
￼￼￼In Hawaii, with the cold weather comes the rain — a small price to pay, really. But with the rain..
It’s funny how far a little bit of knowledge and wisdom can take you. As a veterinarian, I see countless..
Thanksgiving is upon us, and try as I may, I am drawing blanks when it comes to a turkey story...
When I was in high school, the topic making the news was euthanasia. Whenever I heard the word, I wondered..
As All Hallows Eve approaches, I reminisce about the many harrowing events that have taken place in our veterinary hospital...
You don’t have to go to the movies to see horror shows of zoonotic diseases that jump from animals to..
Hawaii is a wonderful place to live. Beautiful beaches, gorgeous rainbows and exceptional weather are just a few of the..
My son Jake was 4 on the day I whispered to him, “The bathroom is really dirty, just go pee..
Uurban Dictionary defines a best friend as a very special person in your life. Wikipedia says best friends share extremely..
We humans have a knack for interpreting animal behavior and transforming this behavior into a desirable action. Take, for example,..