Category Archives: Animals

A Duck, a Mouse, and a Confused Veterinarian

I think diagnostics was always what I loved most about veterinary medicine.  While I am NOT a competitive person at all, and never have been, I found that I liked the challenge of arriving at a correct diagnosis.  People often … Continue reading

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Friendship Quote

Animals are such agreeable friends, they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.  — George Eliot

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Cattle, Hardware Disease, and Lost Keys

My sister came by for a visit yesterday (yes, we wore masks and yes we social distanced). She told me later that evening that she dropped by Cracker Barrel on the way home from my house to pick up dinner … Continue reading

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Sunday Glory

As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God.  Psalm 42:1 We had multiple thunderstorms and hard rains throughout the night.  Today we have a steady falling rain and these six deer (3 … Continue reading

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Twilight Walk

My husband and I have been trying to walk every night around 8.  It’s about the only time we can physically stand it.  Daytime temps here have been in the mid to upper 90s with triple digit heat indexes.  Yes, … Continue reading

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A Valuable Surgical Face Mask Wearing Lesson I Learned as a Brand New Veterinarian

I think we can all learn from the mistakes of others and so I’m going to share a little story with you about something I had happen to me as a neophyte veterinarian.  It’s a story I’m not too proud … Continue reading

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Canine Distemper

It seems that every week, new symptoms get added to the growing list of COVID-19 symptoms.  I told hubby that the more I learn about COVID-19, the more it is reminding me of the canine distemper virus.  Thankfully, due to … Continue reading

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COVID-19: FAQ For Pet Owners From AVMA

For those interested, here is a link to a list of FAQ about COVID-19 for pet owners from the American Veterinary Medical Association. https://www.avma.org/resources-tools/animal-health-and-welfare/covid-19/covid-19-faqs-pet-owners Gail ♥

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Tabby Love

Before Nugget took over this basket, it was a fruit basket given to my husband after his surgery.  Perfect fit, huh Nugget? Back when I had the bluebird babies, I would put them outside daily (in their cage) on the … Continue reading

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Hello…. It’s Been Awhile

It’s been over a month since I’ve posted here though it seems much longer.  I decided to put on some Ed Sheeran to see if I can rid myself of this blog paralysis, or whatever it is keeping me from … Continue reading

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