1. Puppet and the Goddess

    You hold Socks the Puppet Cat and pet him as never felt before. He doesn’t care; he can’t react. You determine Socks to be suffering from a neurological disorder where he cannot recognize where his feet can go. He feels his feet and withdraws, but can’t get up and move. Puppet Cat purrs and likes to lie in the sun. He eats heartily as long as the food is in his face. You give him a whole can…Read More

  2. Allergy, the Miracle and Maneuvers

    August 15 2011 You head out to another Sunday night emergency they come like clockwork especially during the full moon when the crazies are out and the police copter searchlights the area and now you’re stuck at La Brea near Olympic where the cops have walled off the block and you are trying to get to a whimpering pup in pain. You eventually pass the drama as the popo scans for perps and slither…Read More

  3. Armadoggon

    You enter a yard a barking leaping Boxer named after a famous one greets you behind a sideways removed room door leaned to block him and his housemates. The Boxer just returned from neutering at the shelter and still had his testosterone enough to rip a hole in the shepherd mix now nipping at your pants, ripping the invoice from your hand. The caretaker apologizes while attempting to herd the 4 do…Read More

  4. Veterinary Home Care Providers Have Unique Insight

    Throughout my career in veterinary medicine, I have practiced both in numerous facilities as well as practicing as a mobile veterinarian since the mid-eighties. I have discovered that those vets who choose housecall practice have a unique insight into the health of the pet living in the home environment. While obtaining the history of my patient, I find myself looking around the home for factors t…Read More