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Michelle Gerhard Jasny V.M.D.

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Treatment odds for Martha’s Vineyard pets

"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.

Eye-popping affenpinschers

The affenpinscher is an adorably funny-looking breed whose German name translates as "monkey terrier.

Attention on hypertension

At my doctor's office, the nurse takes my blood pressure.

Flea control

"Hey Doc," the voice blares through the phone.

Saving Camille

They're called the Spanish Virgin Islands — Culebra and Vieques, two small municipalities off the east coast of Puerto Rico.

Visiting Veterinarian: Spinal cord injuries

Franny's owner was backing out of her driveway on Memorial Day when she felt a bump.

It’s the motion

It was an overcast day in Provincetown, 20 years ago.

The elusive pink nose

Zig, a handsome eight-year-old orange kitty, came in for his annual physical and vaccinations.

Visiting Vet

This spring, Amex, an elderly Corgi, came in for her annual visit.

Tincture of time

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.

A happy, lopsided pooch

"What's up?" I asked casually, ushering Thunderbolt and owner into the exam room.

Stuffed up

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...