Tag : Pit Bull

Written on Apr, 04, 2014 by in | 4 Comments.

As Big E’s care­giv­er I could not deter­mine his fate with­out ask­ing him what he  want­ed. Should we autho­rize surgery, com­mit to drugs and fre­quent feed­ings, or end his life? Under the influ­ence of a high dose of steroids his eyes were glassy and unfo­cused, he avoid­ed phys­i­cal con­tact, and pre­ferred to sleep.  This sen­tient and sen­si­tive being could not …

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Written on Mar, 11, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Emer­gency Vet­eri­nary Hos­pi­tals, in urban set­tings, can be mod­ern facil­i­ties with state of the art diag­nos­tic equip­ment and thought­ful­ly designed inte­ri­or lay­outs. We took Big E to a spe­cial­ized emer­gency vet­eri­nary hos­pi­tal to have a diag­nos­tic ultra­sound of his pan­creas.  We had  an appoint­ment with the Radi­ol­o­gy Depart­ment and arrived on New Years eve at our des­ig­nat­ed time. First impres­sions took …

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Written on Mar, 07, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Big E is soft to touch It’s intox­i­cat­ing to run your hands down his back over and over again I love  hold­ing his paws It’s like hold­ing hands, con­nect­ing and join­ing us togeth­er He’s a great cud­dler He can curl up under my arm or stretch length­wise beside my body He seeks out warmth Be it lying in the sun …

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