Mud Baths in Wine Country

One of the advantages of living in the San Francisco Bay Area is that we are so close to the Napa Valley wine country. My wife and I are not wine enthusiasts but we do love to drive up to Calistoga and “take in the waters.” During the drive, as…


Treat Patients Like Dogs

A few weeks ago, our 11 year old German Shepherd lost his appetite and wouldn’t even come up the stairs. He has always been extraordinarily healthy so I knew he was pretty sick. I was prepared for the worst. We brought him into the vet on a Sunday and we…