Category Archives: animals

they’re like the humans of the animal world

31 Days of Happy

Since March’s Victory Month was such a smashing success, I’ve decided to start another theme for the month of July. In July, to directly insult the depression and anxiety, I have decided to celebrate happy things.  They exist around me … Continue reading

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I Fought With a Dog’s Penis, and Eventually I Won

My job is difficult. I work as a veterinary technician in a small animal internal medicine specialty clinic, and despite what you might have heard about veterinary jobs consisting of “playing with puppies and kittens all day,” it is a … Continue reading

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The Cat in the Drawer

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Somebody Farted

I wasn’t going to post this work story because it’s so cliche that I was afraid it would be redundant.  I decided to post it anyway, but it’s just your typical veterinary clinic fart story.  So, you know when you’re … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Amos

There was once a Bichon frise named Amos who had a little brother named Andy.  They did everything together, and Andy adored his big brother.  Amos and Andy loved going to see all their friends at the animal eye doctor’s … Continue reading

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Holy Wagon

Working in a veterinary specialty field exposes me to a unique cross section of humanity. I see the true animal people, a people with whom I feel a particular kinship.  I see the animal people who will go above and … Continue reading

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Tasting Dog Food Was the Highlight of My Day

Having dog food in your mouth probably doesn’t sound appealing enough to be the highlight of any kind of day.  I wouldn’t even classify my day as a bad day, and I can spot a bad day when I see … Continue reading

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