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What Made You Want to be a Veterinarian??

It never fails when I am making casual conversation with a new non-veterinary acquaintance, the conversation inevitably turns to the topic of our vocations and I end up being asked, “What made you decide to become a veterinarian?” Evidently, there are people in this world who somehow know from an early age just what they […]

All surgeries are not created equal !!

Frequently I get asked why it costs more for some common procedures at one clinic and less at another.  Often when someone asks this they are trying to decide whether to take a pet to a high-volume, low-cost spay/neuter clinic, or have the procedure done at the veterinarian that they normally use.  The answer to […]

The New Years Puppy

Dr. Bobby’s house was just across the lawn from the clinic.  During the winter months when the soil was soft and the grass was dormant you could make out a narrow foot path carved lightly in the earth by countless footsteps coming and going that gently curved  from the side entrance of the lobby to […]

Bonnie and Clyde

Ms. Taylor’s chin started to quiver and the corners of her mouth turned down slightly as the news I was sharing with her sunk in.  Tears welled up along her lower eyelids.  Before they spilled onto her cheek, she dabbed them away with a tissue and looked away.  Bonnie, her black lab nuzzled her hand […]