Wednesday, February 5, 2014 6:18 am
Small dogs have a special place in the hearts of a few former Lodi Memorial Hospital employees who have become close friends through their pet parties. But these aren’t just any dogs. They’re known as “wee mutts.”
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 12:00 am
I’m back! Sorry to be so long, but there has been illness in the family and my time went to nursing — and my strength. Besides, I won’t saddle my readers with a column that is dull and lifeless as long as I can help it.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 3:54 pm
Here it is, the Fourth of July, and again a day to stay inside for old people and old cats. Going out is like stepping into a sponge! Great for the garden, though. First Daughter said it even sprinkled a bit in Stockton this AM.
AJ, a 13-year-old Australian shepherd, lies on the floor at Oakwood Veterinary Hospital after having four acupuncture pins stuck into her skin on Thursday, June 27, 2013. AJ is being treated for arthritis and digestive issues.
Dr. John Lindsey uses acupuncture on Spartacus at Oakwood Veterinary Hospital in Woodbridge on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Acupuncture is a treatment developed in China around 450 B.C., which uses pins and needles to manipulate a person’s energy — or an animal’s — to relieve pain and promote healing.
Dr. John Lindsey, who recently joined Oakwood Veterinary Hospital in Woodbridge, treats Spartacus with acupuncture on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Acupuncture is a treatment developed in China around 450 B.C., which uses pins and needles to manipulate a person’s energy — or an animal’s — to relieve pain and promote healing.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 12:00 am
AJ is a 13-year-old Australian shepherd suffering from arthritis and digestive issues.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 12:00 am
Saturday, September 29, 2012 12:00 am
Fiona has always been a fighter, ever since she was struck by a car this past St. Patrick’s Day. She bounced back, and had lived heroically with her bum leg, which suffered severe nerve damage from the accident.
Friday, April 27, 2012 12:00 am
My daughters and I have found ourselves doing a lot of pet rescues lately. In the past six months, we have reunited three dogs with their owners, found a home for a pit bull found near Highway 99 and rescued a Chihuahua from an attack by a German shepherd at a used car lot on Lodi Avenue.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:00 am
Fiona, a small terrier-mix puppy, has a tendency to charge at you, mouth spread into a wide grin, then flop onto her stomach and roll over, waiting for you to rub her tummy.
Fiona, a puppy that was hit by a car and rescued by Detective Eric Bradley and Sgt. Chris Jacobson of the Lodi Police Department on Saturday, March 17, 2012, recovers in her cage at Oakwood Veterinary Hospital on Monday, March 19, 2012.
Jennifer Marchi, a veterinary technician at Oakwood Veterinary Hospital in Woodbridge, pets Fiona on Monday, March 19, 2012. Fiona was hit by a car and rescued by Detective Eric Bradley and Sgt. Chris Jacobson of the Lodi Police Department on Saturday.
Jennifer Marchi, a veterinary technician at Oakwood Veterinary Hospital in Woodbridge, points out a fracture on a x-ray of Fiona on Monday, March 19, 2012. Fiona was hit by a car and rescued by Det. Eric Bradley and Sgt. Chris Jacobson of the Lodi Police Department on Saturday.
Detective Eric Bradley of the Lodi Police Department pets Fiona on Monday, March 19, 2012. a puppy that was struck by a car on Saturday. Bradley and Sgt. Chris Jacobson rescued Fiona and took her to Oakwood Veterinary Hospital in Woodbridge.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 12:00 am
Fiona is a fighter. At roughly four months old, she shivers every couple of minutes against the pain. Her big, brown eyes stare up when you rub her under her chin. And that tiny tail of her's will wag slightly before it hurts too much and she rests it gently back on her blankets.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 12:00 am
It seems to be March around here, at least as far as the garden
is concerned. Green bulb leaves have been coming up for a long
time, but now bulbs are beginning to bud — at 6 inches high,
instead of at 10 or so. Miniature bouquets for pixies?
Amanda Montague, left, a veterinary assistant at Oakwood
Veterinary Hospital in Woodbridge, watches a cat play with catnip
as she preps pain medication for surgery on Wednesday, Jan. 25,
2012. Beginning Feb. 2, the veterinary hospital will offer an
urgent care clinic.
Thursday, January 26, 2012 12:00 am
When Fido or Mittens gets sick on a Sunday, concerned pet owners
in the Lodi area not only have worry about urgent care fees but
also the cost of transportation to a clinic in Stockton.
Lodi High School freshman Lauren Uniack is a volunteer at
Oakwood Veterinary Hospital.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 12:00 am
Lodi High School freshman Lauren Uniack is passionate about
animals. Last year, she decided to donate a portion of her time
volunteering at Oakwood Veterinary Hospital.
Thursday, October 15, 2009 12:00 am
For more than 18 hours between Tuesday and Wednesday, most of
Woodbridge was dark as fierce winds and rain downed trees and
knocked out powerlines. Power outages made businesses close early
and power was not restored until roughly 8 a.m., Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 10:00 pm
This has been a sad week at our house. Our loving little
tortoiseshell cat, Muffin, had to be put to sleep.
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 12:00 am
That would be the name of the support group I'd found if cats
needed support groups.
Sunday, August 24, 2008 10:00 pm
A 74-year-old man watching TV at 1:15 a.m. Sunday shot and
killed an aggressive pit bull that attacked his cat, according to