Blindness in Animals

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As a veterinarian, I have had the pleasure and privilege of vetting animals with many disabilities- the 3 legged labrador, the paraplegic dachshund, and numerous vision impaired dogs and cats. However, there is a difference when dealing with an animal who goes blind, versus one that

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Breed Specific Legislation

BSL-Melanie-Ruskin

Giving Blood

“Can Copper come in today? We are doing a blood drive” my technicians asks the client. We like it when Copper comes in to give blood. He is big, he has huge veins, and with only a few bribes of biscuits, Copper hardly needs to be held when we poke his jugular to

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Annie’s Story

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As I find myself trying on an outfit on our newly adopted 7 pound llasa cross, my husband makes a comment like “I guess you didn’t have Barbie’s when you were younger.” This is true, but I would never dress a dog except for warmth, only in this case it is for allergies. Annie

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Coal

Timberlea

I have always had healthy dogs. I was always convinced that crosses rarely got sick, and that by adopting dogs, I would not have a problem. Well, Coal proved that theory wrong.

He was dropped off at my old clinic in 2011, and what appealed to me about this young lab X was that

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