All posts by: fwhyte

If you’ve been in to the clinic lately, you might have met Manny. He came to us last summer as a sickly little fuzzball whose owner could no longer care for him. So he stayed. And he got healthy and...
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Dear Dennis, I remember very clearly the first time you caught a critter in the house. There was a thump in the wee hours of the morning. By the time I was out of bed, you were heading down the...
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“A dog reflects the family life.” – Arthur Conan Doyle...
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Last week, I left you in terrible suspense about our little Ruby. She got out while we were away and was nowhere to be found when we came home. Spoiler alert, she’s fine and still ruling the dog: She is...
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Dear Dennis, We had some short-term tenants that tested your patience. A family member lived with us for a time, and she brought her two kittens along. Most of the time, the whole group got along really well. The house...
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“Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.” — Yousuf Karsh...
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Ruby is my small black cat. She is independent and fast. She’s stealthy and curious. Any opening, any crevice, any high place is fair game to her. One day in early November a few years ago, Ruby got outside. And...
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Dear Dennis, When we moved into our first house, we had the luxury of space that wasn’t present in our student apartments. We were able to put the litter boxes in the basement, away from our living areas. At the...
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What if we could build a clinic that wasn’t so scary? What if we included features like blankets on the tables so they aren’t so cold, or a nice comforting place to sit and feel a bit hidden? What if...
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