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Forget the Aspirin. Take Two Dogs on a Walk!

What do you get when you take a couple of empty nesters and add four cats and two dogs? One big, happy family. At least that’s how pediatrician Bruce Hewett describes his Vacaville household after Moose, Lily, Barney, Floyd, Gomer and Ernie T. joined him and his wife...

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Healthy Pets = Happy Owners

The bonds between people and their pets far outweigh the health risks, says Fairfield veterinarian Kelly Palm of Cal West Pet Hospital. And when you maintain healthy pets, there is very little risk that they will pass on disease to their owners.

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Who Rescued Whom...?

Did Dr. Michael Ginsberg save the lives of two rescue dogs, or did two rescue dogs save the life of Dr. Ginsberg? Hard to say, but before Toby and Lusi came into his life, he remembers feeling extremely grumpy and downright despondent after a 2.5 hour commute...

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St. Michelle of Martinez

Michelle Katzaroff, D.O., an internist at the Center for Primary Care in Green Valley, and her husband share their Martinez home with 10 cats and a German Shepherd, as well as the wildlife that moves across their property with the changing of the seasons.

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Jazzy & George

Can your pet tell you in plain English when it’s time to go to bed or when it wants to go on an adventure? Donna Dabeck’s pet can... Jazzy is a 10-year-old umbrella cockatoo with a vocabulary of 250-plus words. And she’s not shy about using it.

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Horseplay a Pleasure

For nearly 20 years, Solano County residents of all ages have enjoyed the unique health benefits that come from riding a horse, thanks to Horseplay Therapeutic Riding Center of Vacaville.

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