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Michelle Gerhard Jasny V.M.D.

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Lucky, the unfortunate Sheltie

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.

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

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"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...
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