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Human-Pet Medication Interactions

Continuing the theme we began yesterday of being a good and safe guest with medications and suitcases I want to share a couple of stories that occurred in our own home. The first was funny. My wife called the hospital…

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Kennel

I’m pretty sure Art Linkletter has a copyright on “Kids say the darndest things,” but there’s no arguing that it’s true. This weekend, as one of our hospital’s employees was performing after-hours kennel duties, she brought along her ten-year-old son,…

Turbo Update Three

Turbo, The Energizer Bunny Of The Cat World, has had a little setback. For the whole story read Turbo’s original post, Turbo The Miracle Cat,  Turbo Has Maggots and Turbo: Update On A Sick Kitty. Once before Turbo’s owner had called to say…

Pets Are Friends To All Ages

Yesterday we observed what a natural fit pets and kids are. All of us pet-loving adults would confirm that our animals are an integral part of our lives, too. And, by “adult” I’m putting no age limits. Take my father, for example.…

Kids and Pets Just Go Together

Kids and pets. Pets and kids. Soup and sandwich. Love and marriage. What do all of these pairings have in common with each other? They are all things that naturally go together. Just look at the picture accompanying today’s post.…

Microchip Takes Another Pet Home

The lady burst through the front door with the most beautiful Cocker Spaniel I’d ever seen. He was black and shiny, had a clean coat that was perfectly coiffed and a two-foot-long tongue hanging out of a happy mouth. Oddly,…

Dog Warts

“Warts and all.” It’s an interesting saying, and, in case you’re not familiar with it, means “I love you for better or worse; I love you for your good traits and your not-so-good traits.” Warts are interesting, in that they…