Book Review: All Creatures Great and Small

Book Review: All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot From as early as I can remember, the stories of James Herriot have been a part of my life. I’m not sure if my interest in veterinary medicine drove my love of these stories or if it was the other way around. To get to...
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

                In our latest blog post, we move away from veterinary medicine to discuss current events. Kinship Animal Hospital’s core values are openness, honesty, and integrity. As such, we feel it necessary to have an open and honest discussion of the current...
Warm Weather Worries

Warm Weather Worries

            As the weather here in Richmond warms up, it feels so great to get outside, especially since we have all been stuck at home. So long as you are avoiding crowded areas and keeping your distance from...
Housebreaking Tips for Your New Puppy

Housebreaking Tips for Your New Puppy

Some puppies are easier than others when it comes to housebreaking. If you got lucky with an easy one, congrats! But what about the rest of them? Whether teeny tiny with a small bladder or just plain stubborn, some puppies will give you a run for your money when it...
The Importance of the Yearly Exam – Feline Edition

The Importance of the Yearly Exam – Feline Edition

Taking your cat to the vet can be a drag. First, you have to find and catch her. Then you have to shove her into a carrier, risking life and limb. Finally, you have to drive her to the vet, listening to her squall the entire trip. It seems that the getting there takes...
How to Open a Veterinary Hospital in a Pandemic

How to Open a Veterinary Hospital in a Pandemic

As a rule, opening a business in a pandemic has its challenges. Over the past 2 months, I have learned some tricks to better serve our clients while keeping everyone safe. It has been quite the adventure and I am sure we will talk about this experience for years to...