Recently, we assisted the Seattle Aquarium with one tough cookie of a patient. Not because she was difficult, but because she lives in a shell. Coral, an endangered olive ridley sea turtle was found “cold-stunned” and near death on the Oregon coast in October. Sea turtles will occasionally swim off course into cold... Read More
Ahhhhhh! Wintertime in the Pacific Northwest. Normally, this would conjure up images of short, gloomy days spent indoors and rain-soaked nights that seem to go on forever. But, fortunately, we’re surrounded by two incredible mountain ranges that are a hop, skip and four-wheel drive away, and there are some excellent... Read More
Here at ASCS, we are known for treating companion animals such as dogs and cats, but many of you may also be aware of our long standing relationship with the Woodland Park Zoo. When they have a case that needs our attention, we are always happy to help out. Even if that case involves a 275 pound gorilla!
When Jamoke, a... Read More
In Celebration of Our Veterinary Technicians
The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) has proclaimed October 15-21, 2017, to be Veterinary Technician Week. Here at Animal Surgical Clinic in Seattle, we can’t think of a better opportunity to give you a glimpse into the role of a... Read More
Have you ever heard of Courthouse Dogs Foundation? The practice of using assistance and off duty police dogs during the process of gathering evidence, depositions and courtroom testimonials, has been around since the late 1990’s. The presence of the dogs in such situations is used to assuage the fears of some of the most... Read More