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Michelle Gerhard Jasny V.M.D.
It happens every December.
Saturday is my daughter's Bat Mitzvah.
Lucky is a middle-aged Sheltie adopted by his current owner from the MSPCA six years ago. Other than minor problems, he seemed a healthy dog.
"What's wrong with Baby Buck?" I cried one day years ago when I spied my cat dragging one leg laboriously as she limped across the yard.
The affenpinscher is an adorably funny-looking breed whose German name translates as "monkey terrier.
At my doctor's office, the nurse takes my blood pressure.
It's time for Dr.
"Hey Doc," the voice blares through the phone.
They're called the Spanish Virgin Islands — Culebra and Vieques, two small municipalities off the east coast of Puerto Rico.
Franny's owner was backing out of her driveway on Memorial Day when she felt a bump.
It was an overcast day in Provincetown, 20 years ago.
Zig, a handsome eight-year-old orange kitty, came in for his annual physical and vaccinations.
This spring, Amex, an elderly Corgi, came in for her annual visit.
Mayflower was a six-pound, nine-week-old rescue puppy arriving on the Vineyard from an animal shelter in Tennessee by way of Rhode Island.
"What's up?" I asked casually, ushering Thunderbolt and owner into the exam room.
When Snuffy, the 18-year-old cat, arrived with a complaint of chronic nasal discharge, I have to admit I wasn't thrilled. My own geriatric kitty...