Friday, September 17, 2021

Visiting Vet

The challenge of choosing and naming pets

Veterinary Pet Insurance company just released their list of top pet names for 2010.

Visiting vet: The importance of the MRI

The dog in the video is leash-walked by a young woman in scrubs.

Sussing out canine vision problems

It was shaping up to be a complicated day.

When topical irritations indicate real problems

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.

When a canine squabble leads to the ICU

Big Dog didn't mean to hurt his friend, Tiny Dog.

How old is that doggie…?

Saturday is my daughter's Bat Mitzvah.

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.

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.

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.

The eyes have it

Glaucoma is defined as an increase in interlobular pressure (IOP) caused by impairment of normal drainage of fluid inside the eye.
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