For those who know me, you know that my middle cat Smudge is a pretty smart fella. When he was growing out of his kitten stage (around 3 or 4 years of age), I decided he was mature enough that I could teach him how to do some tricks. We started with the easy stuff… Continue reading You Can Teach an Old Cat New Tricks
In the annals of veterinary receptiondom, there are words that, when uttered by an unsuspecting pet owner, evoke a certain response from the veterinary support professional (think nails on a chalkboard). The infamous portobello vaccine is near the top of that list. Contrary to popular belief, the kennel vaccine that your dog needs every 6… Continue reading The Portobello Vaccine
Despite her numerous travels to the vet, my cat Cleo still hates to get in her carrier. Getting her in and out of the crate is quite a chore. In an effort to make it easier on both of us, during her most recent trip to work, I dismantled the crate and made her a ‘hideout’. I think she liked hanging out under the towel, watching the excitement in the treatment area.