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Surviving snakebite against all the odds…

February 5, 2012

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What a fascinating week it has been… It hasn’t been as busy which is really nice for a change. We all took advantage of the situation and turned it into BRING YOUR PETS TO WORK week. Here are Licorice & Kay, owned by Karen (one of our vet nurses) I had discovered a lump growing […]

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Vet Weekend On Call Bonanza

November 19, 2011

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It feels so surreal to have my best mate Elin & her fiance Sverre over from Norway… Elin and I practically lived together in our last two years of vet school. She went back home when she graduated and is mainly a large animal vet. They are only here for 4 days but we are […]

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One expensive goat curry…

October 23, 2011

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Monday was looking good. Schedule was not too frantic, things were running smoothly and everything was under control. We got all too comfortable but then Tuesday came. My goodness, I really still don’t know how we managed to pull through and maintain any cognitive function at the end of the day. If we didn’t come […]

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Cull the ewe

September 12, 2011

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Just as we closed the doors to the clinic and finished up our Saturday morning consults, the afterhours emergency phone rang and I had to go treat a horse with a huge flesh wound. It was the sweetest horse and he cooperated so well with the whole process. As I was ready to leave the property, the farmers […]

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Alpacas delivering cria

July 24, 2011

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There is nothing better than going down memory lane. I was digging into pictures of my university days and I found that I was even more obsessed then in taking photographs. I guess back in those days, I had more time on my hands and was the enthusiastic observer and not the actual vet in […]

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Spider calf

July 18, 2011

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This is a rare case and I actually did not see this calf myself. This little calf was born alive with a major abnormality: an extra set of legs attached to his own head! There are a few calves that are born with a variety of such abnormalities but most of them usually die a […]

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