Author Archives: Jim Johnson

A Benefit for Greenhill Humane Society

Jim Johnson   January 1, 2015   Comments Off on A Benefit for Greenhill Humane Society

First, the heart of the matter. For the month of January 2015, we will donate $5 to Greenhill Humane Society for each new review we receive on Google or Yelp. Details are at the end of this article. Why are we doing this? Well, aside from our support for Greenhill, we find that, in many ways, the new digital economy… Read more »

Are We Eugene’s Original Animal Hospital?

Jim Johnson   June 11, 2014   Comments Off on Are We Eugene’s Original Animal Hospital?

I recently reinstated the History page on our website, and in the process stumbled across some interesting information that makes me wonder… is it possible that Animal Health Associates is the oldest animal hospital in the city? We have always traced our origins back to 1947, which is the year that we were told Dr. August Baronti founded Baronti’s Small… Read more »

Rabies Vaccinations, Fragmentation of Services, and Your Pet

Jim Johnson   July 24, 2013   Comments Off on Rabies Vaccinations, Fragmentation of Services, and Your Pet
Good girls get vaccinated

Today I’d like to write about how changes in the veterinary business have lead to changes in the way we approach rabies vaccination. In the past few years, veterinarians have seen a lot of changes in the business. One of the biggest factors affecting our business is called fragmentation of services. It used to be that people came to their… Read more »

Another Change in our Hours

Jim Johnson   January 29, 2013   Comments Off on Another Change in our Hours

By popular demand… we are reopening on Saturdays! Many of our clients need that time to see us. So beginning February 16, our hours will be: Monday – 8 AM to 6 PM Tuesday – 8 AM to 8 PM Wednesday- 8 AM to 6 PM Thursday – 8 AM to 8 PM Friday – 8 AM to 6 PM… Read more »

Can I hold my pet during the exam?

Jim Johnson   January 15, 2013   Comments Off on Can I hold my pet during the exam?
Bill holding Haskell for an uncomfortable procedure

Q) Is it alright for me to hold my pet during the examination? A) Before answering this, I should say that we understand your reluctance to let our staff hold your pet. Nobody knows your pet better than you do. This bond is why you bring him or her to see us. However, for a number of reasons, we have… Read more »