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  • Pet ProofingYour Home- Sneaky Puppies

    Nov 15 2018

    Dipper is an adorable 5-month-old puppy. Like all puppies, he loves exploring and chewing. To keep him safe, his owners make sure that everything is kept put away out of…

  • GRAPES & RAISINS: People Foods Can Be Toxic To Your Dogs

    Oct 19 2018

    Apollo is an adventurous Labrador who enjoys playing fetch, going on hikes with his owners and spending time in the outdoors. He is also equally comfortable hanging out on the…

  • Ringworm is Not a Worm

    Sep 18 2018

    Pluto and Luna came to visit Dr. Brandi Eskesen at Hawthorne Hills Veterinary Hospital when they were just two and a half weeks old! Their wonderful, kind owner took them…

  • Ear Aches- Not Always an Ear Infection

    Aug 09 2018

        Stockton is a 3 year old Terrier Mix who loves running through the long grass. He also is a big fan of scratches behind his ears. One day…

  • Are Grain-Free Diets Causing Heart Disease in Dogs?

    Jul 17 2018

    Mariposa is a 4 year old, fun loving and outgoing lab mix. During her routine examination the veterinarian noticed that she had a painful slab fracture of her large maxillary…

  • HEARTWORM DISEASE: Could Your Adopted Dog Be Harboring Heartworms?

    Jun 19 2018

    One of the benefits of living in the Pacific Northwest is that we don’t have some of the most serious diseases and parasites that plague pets in other parts of…

  • Genetic Testing – What You May Not Know

    May 19 2018

    When Ziggy first came to Hawthorne Hills Veterinary Hospital he was just 4 months old. His owner adopted this mixed breed puppy because of his outstandingly sweet personality. Like many…

  • Changes in Breathing – Why you shouldn’t wait.

    Apr 10 2018

    Willie is a very handsome and sweet 10 year old male pug.  He came to Hawthorne Hills Veterinary Hospital on a Saturday in February because he had been throwing up…

  • Retained Testicles: The Importance of the Kitten Exam

    Mar 15 2018

    Neru is a 1 year old, male munchkin cat. He is very loving and loves playing. During his exam, the veterinarian noticed that Neru only had one testicle.  It is…

  • Dental Stars Inside Look!

    Feb 13 2018

    In appreciation of Dental Heath Month we want to celebrate with our clients and their pets! This is an inside look for the dental procedures featured in our Dental Stars…