Veterinary Humor - Where did I go wrong? by Michael Obenski - Stampede by Dr. Bo Brock - DVM
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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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When he bares his teeth, it's time to run

January 1, 2008

We veterinarians always keep an eye out for teeth. If we aren't careful, some of our patients might sink theirs into us.

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Just doing his job, and getting a kick out of it

December 1, 2007

People I meet often believe that, because I completed veterinary school, I should know everything about every animal that God created. News flash: It isn't so.

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An outbreak of client sanity could be disastrous

December 1, 2007

It was Feb. 14, Valentine's Day. Because of a raging snowstorm, appointments were being cancelled left and right. With the slow schedule, I was entertaining thoughts of enjoying a second jelly doughnut. Unfortunately, a telephone call interrupted me.

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