One Stubborn Angel

One Stubborn Angel

Gracie is a gorgeous (and slobbery) 130lb Saint Bernard. Her hallmark quality is her stubbornness. This started at a very early age! Even though she was dressed as an angel, Gracie naughtily failed her puppy class! This definitely foreshadowed some battles of the...
Stewardship

Stewardship

At what cost? And is the problem fixable? I need more information and information costs too, both time and money. And what do we do with that information? I need to intervene, whether it’s surgery or medication, hospitalization, or, in animals, euthanasia. And what is...
They Poop, We Scoop!

They Poop, We Scoop!

Sometimes I am amazed by how phenomenal pet-parents are! Fecal/stool samples are an important part of our health screening in animals, especially since they like to explore the world with their mouths. It’s a triple bag, and it-goes-in-the-trunk endeavor when I...
Garbage Gut

Garbage Gut

It was his birthday… and he ate a trash bag. Not one with trash in it – no, it was covering his fabric bed. The other furry household member (cat) expresses his unpredictable disdain for Jack by peeing on his bed. When Jack’s parents came home, the bag and a few...