Veterinary Humor - Where did I go wrong? by Michael Obenski - Stampede by Dr. Bo Brock - DVM
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Duck, duck — not another goose

June 1, 2008

My receptionist was choking, but there was no need for the Heimlich maneuver.

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Multi-tasking with an arthroscope

June 1, 2008

We prefer to do surgery in the morning — my favorite time of day — before the telephone starts ringing and emergencies begin showing up. It's peaceful, and surgery usually can be done without hurry or distraction.

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A jelly donut — the ultimate life preserver

May 1, 2008

I was just about to begin a serious consultation with a jelly donut when my receptionist brought the news that Mrs. Frazzle was on the telephone. She sounded very upset. (So, what else is new?)

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Difficult diagnosis? No problem, just sleep on it

May 1, 2008

The psychic said to work on the horse's left front ankle and treat it with a plant extract only Granny Clampet had in stock.

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From one dog to another, a choice morsel

April 1, 2008

The 2-pound Yorkie was carrying a huge mountain oyster. It was hanging out both sides of his mouth, and he was proud as a peacock.

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Cell phones: Living with life's little hang-ups

April 1, 2008

I was about halfway through my brilliant explanation of spinal disc disease when, suddenly, the exam room filled with the thrilling sounds of the William Tell Overture.

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7 client personalities who will give you a run for your money

March 1, 2008

I've been a veterinarian almost 18 years, but must admit I still haven't entirely figured out clients. I went to veterinary school to learn how to treat animals. Until I started practicing, I hadn't stopped to consider that every animal comes with an owner attached, and that these owners — not the animals — are the real challenge.

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Proof that there's variation within the species

March 1, 2008

Mrs. Dizzy is one of my best clients. However, when you first meet her it doesn't take long to figure out that she doesn't have both oars in the water. Each and every office visit with her is a bit time-consuming because explanations must be simplified and then repeated several times. We don't mind. She's cooperative, loves her pets and, most important of all, pays her bills. (Everyone can't be a rocket scientist, you know.)

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Two heads better than one? Not this time

February 1, 2008

Finally, during the second round, the leg popped out. I started celebrating like I'd just won a gold medal.

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