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Michelle Gerhard Jasny V.M.D.
"Our dog is choking!" the voice shouted frantically.
The wind is mighty today.
In a poetic confluence of events, I recently found myself reading Geraldine Brooks's book "Year of Wonders, A Novel of the Plague" during the same week I was preparing for our Passover seder, collecting items to represent the ten plagues enumerated in the book of Exodus.
The longer I practice, the less I seem to know, so I recently enrolled in an online class about tick-borne diseases.
Honey is a 12-year-old cat.
Veterinary Pet Insurance company just released their list of top pet names for 2010.
The dog in the video is leash-walked by a young woman in scrubs.
It was shaping up to be a complicated day.
Who can resist a basset hound? Those outrageous floppy ears, plaintive eyes, and soft, droopy lips? Holden was just such a pup that I had seen recently for a routine physical and vaccinations.
Big Dog didn't mean to hurt his friend, Tiny Dog.
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.