Author Archives: danteich

It’s Pickles!

We just like Pickles, our friends’ Dasha and Adam’s hedgehog. 

Preparing Your Pet For Less Stress at The Vet

This article originally appeared in the Hill Rag. It was written for our client to help make visiting us – and any vet – less stressful. And I have an affinity for sea lions, too. (dt,dvm) Your dog or cat may not be a sea lion, but looking toward the sea lion at the zooContinue Reading

Thanks for the Halloween Photos!

Halloween 2015 was fun. We started with Gray’s rat friend in a bee costume and all of you added photos of your furry and even scaly friends. Maybe we will have another holiday dress up in late December.

Happy, Healthy Treats for Your Pup and Kitten – All Local

As cooler weather descends and the holidays sneak up on us, our pups and kittens will be getting less exercise and more treats. We can avoid adding winter weight and continue to show happy love to our dogs and cats. It is imperative to give healthy treats and to avoid choices that may be unsafeContinue Reading

Halloween Safety Reprise.

Halloween Safety Reprise.

I love Halloween. Not sure why – probably the pumpkins and the dogs and cats in cool outfits. Well, even Nala, Beth’s feline friend will be dressing up. Halloween presents a number of safety issues for dogs and cats. Here’s a few tips in no particular order to keep our dogs and cats in DCContinue Reading

Support Our Friends at Doggie Style

Support Our Friends at Doggie Style

Dr. Teich has known Krista Heinz and friends for many years. Doggie Style on 18th Street, NW, is one of the main sources of Brian’s toys and is a great place for grooming and dog food, too. As a small business, Krista will bend over backwards to see that you and hour dog are happy.Continue Reading

Life Jackets ARE For the Dogs!

Life Jackets ARE For the Dogs!

“It’s ok, my dog can swim.“While it is true that most dogs can swim well, drowning is a very real risk for canines when enjoying a day out on the water. Bring out the life jacket for the dog. Yes, you heard right, a life jacket. No – not the old bulky, moldy one fromContinue Reading

Dr. Teich is featured in the Washington Blade

Dr. Teich is featured in the Washington Blade

The Washington Blade had a little interview with our very own Dr. Dan Teich. He was asked about his passions, why he lives in Washington and a bit more about his philosophies on life and his passions. You all know that he collects rocks, but did you also know that one of his other hobbiesContinue Reading

Fourth of July – Fireworks and Pets

Fourth of July – Fireworks and Pets

One Person’s Holiday is his/her Best Friend’s Living Nightmare By Briana Bryson, Summer Intern Fourth of July weekend. In the name of celebrating our independence, many of us enjoy using the holiday as an opportunity to socialize with loved ones, consume lots of booze, and blast millions of pounds’ worth of pyrotechnics (mostly) into theContinue Reading

Kennel Cough Update – Prevention and Treatment

Kennel Cough Update – Prevention and Treatment

Since we see quite a few dogs from shelters and rescues, I thought it important to discuss Bordatella, also known as kennel cough. The past few weeks has seen a sharp increase in cases of Bordatellosis. Overview Kennel cough complex, a syndrome caused by several bacteria and / or viruses, causes dogs to have aContinue Reading