Make It Better

This year has not started off well. Suni, my 12 year old pit bull, started limping right after Christmas. As there was no reason for it, I knew that it was cancer. Unfortunately my fear was correct. She did not make the six month prognosis, and we had to say goodbye in March. And then […]

‘That Lady At The Vet”

  Maybe you’ve read this article:¬†Who you callin’ nurse?. Maybe you’re a nurse and you’ve ranted against us, the veterinary technicians, for wanting our title changed to veterinary nurses. Oh the nerve, right? Wrong. It’s not an insult. Veterinary medicine is medicine. Animals have all the same components and organs that humans do. At the […]

My Dragon Cat

She’d been found with her three black kittens perched on an upper ledge of a business in downtown Denver. Somehow, a fellow intern had been alerted. She caught them and brought them to Alameda East, the hospital we’d just begun our tech internship at. It was Friday, and the day before Halloween. Her kittens were […]