Concern Voiced for Animals if Hayden Law is Repealed


The 7-year-old who is melting hearts in California’s capital has his own web page on the state’s official site, and mugs unabashedly on his Facebook page. He has full run of the gubernatorial offices, and has become a fixture at budget negotiations. His pensive gaze belies his love of a good belly rub.

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Dr. Annie Harvilicz, Pioneer in Integrative Veterinary Medicine


Annie Harvilicz DVM CVA is a board certified veterinarian and leading animal rights advocate. She is the founder and chief medical officer of Animal Wellness Centers, an animal healthcare company headquartered in Santa Monica, California. She is on the national leadership council of the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association.

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Ancient Chinese Secret


Having furry kids is not always smooth sailing, but I guess that is what parenting is all about, really. My little Minnow whom you recently met has what seems to be some discomfort in her lower back and legs. Needless to say we have been to every specialist under the sun and Minnow has even started getting acupuncture!

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Modern Medicine Meets Traditional Chinese Veterinary Care


Animal Wellness Centers LLC unveiled its flagship Santa Monica, Calif., location at a star-studded launch party in mid-February. The facility—its founder says it combines modern animal health care and traditional Chinese veterinary medicine—is envisioned to be the first of many such centers.

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Dog’s-eye View at New Animal Wellness Centers in Santa Monica


It might look like a fashion boutique, but that’s actually a pet supply store on Santa Monica’s Main Street.

The minimalist Animal Wellness Centers, with its clean white finishes, high ceilings and carefully displayed merchandise, looks far more Kitson than Petco.

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Grand Opening


The Center celebrated their new flagship location in Santa Monica with a gathering of clients and supporters. Focusing on overall wellness, Dr. Annie Harvilicz and her team combine cutting-edge modern technology with traditional Chinese veterinary medicine to create a new comprehensive approach to animal medicine.

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For the well-bred Westside pet


It might look like a fashion boutique, but that’s actually a pet supply store on Santa Monica’s Main Street.

The minimalist Animal Wellness Centers, with its clean white finishes, high ceilings and carefully displayed merchandise, looks far more Kitson than Petco.

Read the entire article at The Los Angeles Times.

ABCs of TLC


When it comes to behavior, my puppy Bento is much more Marley than Sadie. Saide, the Scottish terrier that won Best Show at this year’s Westminster Dog Show, makes my 4-month-old Japanese Shiba Inu, darling as he is, look more like Puppy Preschool Class Clown.

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In Dog We Trust


As I looked around and noticed leashes, collars and doggie toys, it dawned on me that perhaps this was not a furniture store after all. (And people say I’m slow on the uptake). It was a pet supply store.

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Animal Wellness Centers VIP Grand Opening Party


Check out Wire Image’s gallery from the Animal Wellness Centers VIP Grand Opening Party.

Annie Harvilicz at In Defense Of Animals Benefit


Check out Celebrity Photo’s picture gallery of Annie Harvilicz at the In Defense Of Animals Benefit.