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docdavesvoice · 1Y ago

Searching for information about Samuel Ha Nagid, Poet

Here I am in Granada, Spain looking for all I can find about the life, times and places of a remarkable man Samuel ibn Nagrela who was given the honorific Ha Nagid, the Prince. Ibn Nagrela w...
docdavesvoice · 1Y ago

The most important invention is?

Not the wheel my friend, the honor must be reserved for glass. In 1922 archeologists exploring the tomb of Tutankhamen discovered a piece of jewelry with a glass centerpiece carved into the ...
docdavesvoice · 1Y ago

Travels With Charlize, Tofino, Vancouver Island

My hiking boots settled an inch deep into the too green grass. Grey-brown water oozed up around the cleated soles and settled into my fourteen-inch-long footprints. Charlize was off-leash, h...
docdavesvoice · 1Y ago

Most Common Pet Poison

According to the records of the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) of the ASPCA human prescription medications top the list of potential toxins most commonly ingested by pets for the sevent...
docdavesvoice · 1Y ago

The Dog Squad

The sun fought its way through the cloud cover as I waited for the traffic to clear. I crossed Greenwood Avenue and made my way to the event entitled “Join the Dog Squad” at Phinney Books in...
docdavesvoice · 1Y ago

Mitral Valve Disease

The mitral or left atrioventricular valve is one of four one-way valves in the heart. It controls blood flow from the left atrium, where oxygenated blood coming from the lungs collects, to t...
docdavesvoice · 1Y ago

New Review of Travels With Charlize

Reviewed by Lit Amri for Readers’ Favorite “The purpose of this road trip was to try to figure out what I should do with my remaining years and how to do it. I’m seventy-six years old, and f...
docdavesvoice · 1Y ago

Free books

Starting on Jan. 16, 2015 Succeeding as a Student will be available for free on Kindle until Jan. 20th. Don’t miss this opportunity to help a college student learn to manage time, study effe...
docdavesvoice · 1Y ago

Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Patent Ductus Arteriosus, also known as PDA, is a congenital heart defect that can be found in any breed or species of animal including humans. When I graduated from veterinary school in 196...
docdavesvoice · 1Y ago

How to save your pet from antifreeze poisoning

I am running this post again because too many people seem to be searching for a way to kill their neighbor’s dog or cat. Since it was originally posted on Jan. 31, 2012 this post receives th...