Housecall Adventures

Miss Sandy And Jarvis

February 2, 2012

Jarvis is a 1 year old grey and white tabby cat.  He had lived in the shelter on Hilton Head for 2 years before Miss Sandy adopted him.  Jarvis has a bushy tail that curves upward and curls over his back.  It looks like an Akita’s tail, and I’ve never seen anything like it on [...]

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Miss Susan And Cole

December 29, 2011

Cole keeps running away.  He is 17 years old, but he must think he’s a kitten, cause he certainly is not afraid of danger.  Cole lives with Miss Susan way out in the country, a few miles back into the woods.  Lately, he’s been crossing the highway and traveling a good way down to a [...]

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Feeding Time

December 15, 2011

Rosalie, Bella and Cha Cha at feeding time.

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Miss Inge And Diablo

December 13, 2011

Miss Inge was at her wits end.  Diablo, her 18 year old Pomeranian and begun urinating in the house on her brand new carpet!  It seemed like he could just not hold it long enough to  make it outside, even though she had been taking him out every couple of hours. I examined “D”, and [...]

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Chloe

December 12, 2011

Chloe was a 12 year old Black Lab.  Marsh, a 10 year old Newfie/Lab mix was her best friend and lifelong playmate.  Marsh was a sweet giant, 150 pounds of love! Chloe lost Marsh a few weeks ago and she began to decline in health shortly thereafter.  She was having difficulty standing and life was [...]

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A Visit With The Locals

December 11, 2011

I love when my calls take me out to the rural areas of the island.  I get to meet the locals and see how they live .  I get a glimpse of what it must have been like to be a southerner in the Lowcountry, back in the day.  On this crisp December morning I [...]

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Momma Cat And Baby At The Steamgun

December 5, 2011

Momma and Baby are 2 feral cats that live at the old steamgun in Port Royal Plantation.  They have been living under the steamgun for a few years now and have very good care takers.  A few of the local women take turns feeding them.  They each have their own days and shifts.  Rain or [...]

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Beavis, Butthead, And The Runt

December 4, 2011

Beavis, Butthead, and the Runt, are Jersey Calves.  They are only 12 weeks old.  I went to see them at their home on Jonesville Road.  Their new owners had just purchased them and wanted to have them examined to make sure they were in good health.  This was their first experience raising cattle and they [...]

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Miss Barbara, Billy, And Kody

November 20, 2011

Miss Barbara and Billy live with Kody, their Chocolate Lab on Myrtle Island.  Myrtle Island is a secluded, lush Island on the May River, tucked away in Old Town Bluffton.  I love Myrtle Island.  I love the way the large plantation style homes are set way back along the river, I love the porches and [...]

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Danny Boy Went To Heaven

November 17, 2011

Today one of my favorite patients has passed away.   Danny has been my patient for 10 years .  I was very fond of him and have written about him several times in the past.  He suffered from Squamous Cell Carcinoma around his head and ears, and parts of his extremities.  The cancer had gotten much [...]

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