A Santa Ynez man dies in a plane crash in San Diego County. Investigators say 58-year-old Van Snow was piloting his home-made plane when it went down near the airport in Borrego Springs. Snow lived in Bakersfield before moving to Santa Ynez where he became a well-respected veterinarian in the... more »
A 58-year old Santa Ynez man believe to have died in a San Diego plane crash yesterday was a successful equine veterinarian. Friends say he pioneered shockwave therapy for horses.
Sheriff's investigators say Van Snow's plane went down Thursday afternoon near the airport in Borrego Springs.
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Have you started your New Year's resolution to exercise and get fit yet? Some of you started and have already quit!
During December I wrote about obesity in pets and looked at several feeding strategies to help curb this problem. If you watch the "Biggest Loser" you know that... more »
I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and are looking forward to an exciting 2010.
This year has been difficult for many people and I know many of you are discouraged. We have seen many pet owners struggling to be able to properly care for their beloved pets. I... more »
We have been looking at obesity in pets this month. Last week we talked about limiting food intake by feeding meals. Excess snacks can be a big problem for many of our pets, especially dogs.
It is natural to want to give your pets treats when they do good... more »
You are probably eating more this month than usual. Do you find yourself grazing through Christmas goodies in the employee lunchroom or at parties? When food is easily available, we will eat even if we are not hungry.
The same is true for our pets. There are a few... more »
December is a month of indulgence. It is hard to stay fit when there are cookies, candies and cups of eggnog at every gathering. This seems like a good time to address obesity in pets.
Over 80 percent of dogs and cats seen in U.S. veterinary hospitals are overweight!... more »