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The Latest from Dr. Hofmann

When To Spay Your Dog

Oh wow. There’s a lot of info out there on this one. And even more opinions...Do you spay at 6 months?A year?8 weeks?2 years?Never??So many choices. And such an important decision. I mean, this is surgery for your fur baby for heaven’s sake!In recent years, some...

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Grain-Free Diets. Just, No.

One of the important questions we ask clients during their appointment is “What diet are you feeding?” I could make a serious dent in some student loans if I had a dime for every time I got the answer, “Uhhh . . . I’m not sure. But it’s really good. It’s...

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The Times, They Are A-Changin’

If you asked me 15 years ago whether your San Diego dog needed to be on monthly heartworm prevention, I would’ve responded with a resounding, “Meh . . .” You see, back then we didn’t really have much of a heartworm problem down here. Now, if clients were traveling to...

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It’s Been a Month Already??

Well, I don’t know a lot about owning a practice. Yet. But I do know this: it’s WORK, y’all. The sheer amount of paperwork involved is absolutely mind-numbing. And have you heard of decision fatigue? Because it. Is. A. Thing. My desire to own and run my...

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Shell Shock

I’ve never been much of a reptile person. They’re neat animals and all, just not my first choice for a pet. But you guys have seen what goes on here at Casa de Chaos. What are the odds I’m going to say no to a homeless pet just because it doesn’t have a...

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