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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Sunday, Dec 23rd, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Christmas at Almost Heaven Ranch

From all of us at Almost Heaven Ranch in Northern Idaho-ho-ho, a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! QT Pi Becker and I will be taking a short break from social media and blogging to reconnect with family and catch up on marauder patrols. We look forward to seeing you in the New Year, and […]

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When the holidays are filled with sadness instead of joy, there’s help

Friday, Dec 21st, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

sad girl and cat looking out the window

I love this time of year. I love the cold, brilliant snow of North Idaho, I love seeing the dogs and horses nosing and tossing the snow around, I love the Christmas lights, and I love reflecting on the blessings that fill my life. But as someone who suffers from depression, I know that this […]

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Monday, Aug 13th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

QT Napping with Dr Dad

QT Pi and I will be catching some ZZZs and taking a break the week of Aug. 13, 2018. We’ll see you on the 20th!    

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A veterinarian’s letter to Delta about their ban on service dogs who they say are ‘pit bulls’

Thursday, Jul 5th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Gracie and me

I’ve flown almost 5 million miles on Delta, and this week I sent a letter to them protesting their ban on service dogs they say are “pit bulls.” This ban is not based in science and it puts an unfair burden on people with disabilities. I strongly oppose this policy and hope Delta will reconsider […]

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A veterinarian’s regrets

Thursday, Jun 21st, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Fear Free vet visit

We have a family motto that sits atop a bulletin board we’ve called the “Becker Brag Board” since the first pre-school pictures and photos were push-pinned into place. The Becker Motto (which hasn’t been changed in over 30-years) reads: Live for today… Plan for tomorrow… No regrets… I know it seems cool or knee-jerk to […]

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