Category: pets

Lots of big dogs in here today, I thought, as I sat in the waiting room of the Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center in Leavittown this afternoon. That Bernese mountain dog is huuuge!Two men with a large, black dog, maybe a lab. A woman and her two young children with her cocker spaniel. Only one […]

Oh, how Wolfie loved an open briefcase. We had to put a pet down recently, a horrible event under the best of circumstances. Wolfgang, or Wolfie, was a ridiculously handsome cat, black, shiny, strong, with a sphinxlike face and a loving personality. Earlier in life than he should have, he developed acute and then chronic […]

Wolfgang “Wolfie” McPhee Our poor kitty is on his last legs, I believe. Only 8, he has chronic renal failure for reasons unknown. They could be known, I’m told, if we just get an ultrasound. Worse-case scenario, I suppose, would be that the ultrasound shows either a carcinoma or amyloidosis, a condition of protein buildup […]