Daily Archives: January 13, 2017


By Ellie Whitcomb Payne A proactive training approach encourages early muzzle introduction and aims to remove the stigma of its use. One of the common reasons people think to muzzle dogs is to avoid biting incidents, but in actuality, dog owners, trainers and veterinarians use muzzles to prevent a much […]

A Muzzle for Every Dog?


By: Dan Krosse Photography: Vince Musi Vince Musi has traveled the globe in search of photographs to brighten the pages of National Geographic for more than two decades. But Sullivan’s Island is the place he’s called home since 2001. He decided to move his family there the day his son […]

The Perfect Shot


By Teri Errico Griffis When Firefighter EMT Steven Michaels headed to work the day before Hurricane Matthew hit, he knew he would have a hand in saving the islands, local homes and possibly even lives. He never expected one of those lives would be a dog’s—or that he’d end up […]

Storm Chaser



By Helen Ravenel Hammond When an emergency happens concerning your beloved pet, every minute counts. And sometimes there are needs that go well beyond what your veterinarian can do. That’s why there is Charleston Veterinary Referral Center (CVRC), the most advanced specialty and emergency
 small animal hospital in the Southeast. Patients […]

Charleston Veterinary Referral Center