Category Archives: Bad Veterinary Care

Taking the Doctor’s Advice

You’ve probably seen the TV ad where the doctor rushes across the ball field trying to make a catch. “You wouldn’t want your doctor doing your job, so why try to do his?”  It’s about folks trying to diagnose themselves and treat with over-the-counter remedies. Some do this because they want to save money (and who […]

Removing Painful Teeth is Worth the Trouble

I got excited this week.  I got excited because I got the opportunity to fix something that really needed fixing.  You might think that happens all the time, but you don't always see such a great opportunity to handle a painful situation in such a rapid fashion. This is Dawson.  When his loving owner "inherited" […]

Why don’t you DO something?

You’re familiar with the phrase, "a double-edged sword", as in something that cuts both ways.  That sounds like a good thing, but is usually used to indicate something whose desirable effects may be offset by other effects you don’t want.  Somehow "double-edged sword" has edged out "back-firing blunderbuss" (which I believe more accurately conveys the […]