Symptoms are typically vomiting, greasy yellow stool (gross!  I know!  welcome to the glamour of pet supplies), painful or distended abdomen, lack of appetite, hunched posture.  Zip didn’t show any of these signs, other than the slight hunching.  He has a high tolerance for pain (he got that from me) and typically doesn’t show response […]

Observation, pt. 2

So observation is valuable, but you have to learn to trust what you see, or you might not respond to the cues. Wednesday I left my dog, Zip, at home for the day. I rode my bike into work, via the farmer’s market…it’s a little more efficient (a lot more actually) solo. At times I’ve […]

On the Value of Observation

I am biased. I’ve admitted this many times in the store, but in case you’ve never heard me say it, there it is. Almost all of my recommendations come from a natural-first, holistic point of view, at least to the extent my the reach of my experience attains a holistic point of view. From that […]