Monthly Archives: December 2010

Tuning up the hood

Tuning Up The Hood – Oil change   I was having a lot of problems opening the hood of my truck.  I thought that maybe the cable was broken.  The problem became more critical when I began to notice that … Continue reading

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Brownie’s X-ray

I was able to get an x-ray of Brownie’s hips today for $45 (although he wanted to do a professional sedated knee radiograph, I opted for the unsedated quickie because it could be done immediately).  The vet thought she had … Continue reading

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Chandler runs off a coyote

It’s true, although the camera wasn’t set up for the picture, I happened to have it in my hand.  Chandler, after giving me a courtesy glance when I called him, chased the coyote off.  There are a lot of baby calves right now, … Continue reading

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Cowboy and Bubbly

Cowboy is a 55lb neutered beautiful rhodesian ridgeback cross that was abandoned today on the country road where I run my dogs.  All rescue is closed for the holidays.  He is super affectionate, bonded tightly to me in 1 hour, and … Continue reading

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Coyote autopsy

  This coyote was found dead by the side of the road.    He appears to have been shot – possibly about 3 days earlier since he had not yet started to smell significantly. He had not been on the … Continue reading

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Spin’s problem

I decided that of all the dogs, Spin’s situation was the most critical.  He is young, but if he loses his kidneys over the acute infection – this would be worse than losing a leg.  So, I had a CBC … Continue reading

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Hate is a learned response

…and I’m learning it.  Today was friday, and after asking the family all week long for the money for the x-ray for Brownie’s hip, they could not produce it.  The sole breadwinner in the family sells meat for a living.  … Continue reading

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