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Local veterinarian answers questions about holistic practices and cannabis for pets

Local veterinarian answers questions about holistic practices and cannabis for pets

Rebecca Olmos,
Staff Writer

August 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Veterinarian Gary Richter has practiced veterinary medicine in the Bay Area for about 20 years. He describes himself as an integrative veterinarian that utilizes both western medicine and natural holistic care. He weaves the two together to get the best outcome for his patients. He recognizes that th...

Hayward animal shelter under quarantine

Hayward animal shelter under quarantine

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

August 10, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Last month, a two and half month old, healthy-looking kitten was brought to the Hayward Police Department Animal Shelter. It was active, feisty, appeared healthy upon arrival and even received a routine deworming. The next morning, however, it was discovered lying in its kennel, lethargic and severely...

Coffee and cats blend in Oakland

Coffee and cats blend in Oakland

Jamie Soto,
Contributor

April 24, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life

Cat cafes started in Japan, where people can have a beverage while they play with cats that roam around the venue. Oakland’s Cat Town Cafe offers East Bay residents the chance to drink some coffee and hang out with a couple of furry friends. Cat Town Oakland is a non profit cat shelter that helps find homes and owners for cats that ...

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