Harris Hawk Surgery

Harris Hawk Surgery

It has been a busy week. Spring is usually that way. People and pets are starting to venture out of their houses, and sometimes that means pets get sick or hurt. Fewer people are sick with COVID, so they are catching up with vaccines that were missed. That is how it...
Isopods

Isopods

I’m blaming it on Michelle from the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners, but the truth is, I really don’t need help getting new pets or into something new. At least my newest pets are reasonably inexpensive and fairly low maintenance. I have several new groups of...
Common Loons-not common here

Common Loons-not common here

When I left the office yesterday, I looked down and saw bird poop on my shoe. I thought it’s not every day that you get pooped on by a loon. Technically she bit me too. Loons are not common in our area. When I texted a friend to help me with it, he ignored my...
Mr. Focus

Mr. Focus

I had tears this week. Not that I don’t care about all of the ones that we lose, but I have protective mechanisms set up to protect me until it is nighttime. Then it is too late for tears. Mr. Focus got through those protections. Most of my Facebook friends have seen...
Falconry

Falconry

I have a falcon on my head. It is training time for the birds of prey. Focus is an American Kestrel or sparrow hawk. It is her turn in my office and she is flying from the perch to the window and detoured to the top of my head. I think she is annoyed at me. Falconry...
Wildlife Rehab

Wildlife Rehab

A busy Saturday morning when I was interrupted with a sealed greeting card. I could see through the envelope that it isn’t hate mail. Even though those are rare, most vets are hurt deeply and remember the few that they get. I know I do. Veterinarians are often accused...