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Nicki

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2011-02-19

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Agility and life with two border collie and a pomeranian with some veterinary medicine mixed in

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  • Just some cool vet stuff.
    on Dec 18, 2016
    These are some pretty good sized bladder stones from a labrador.This a yorkie whose eyeball was popped out.  I was able to get it back in and closed the lids for support.  Waiting on follow up to know if it worked.
  • Kittens, Crafts, and other things
    on Dec 17, 2016
    Merry (now Emmy) was adopted by one of my technicians this week.  She will be very pampered and her now mom is so happy to have her. We had a christmas craft day a few weeks ago.  We made snowmen and Kristen make a santa from bottles.
  • Poor baby
    on Dec 13, 2016
    Tehani had a small benign mass removed from her elbow today. She has been very dramatic about it so far while recovering in my office. But I'm not really surprised. She was pretty dramatic after her spay and also has a meltdown if she stubs her toe o...
  • Last race
    on Dec 12, 2016
    This weekend Cheri, Grace, Lindsay and company and I did what will probably be our last race for the year. We hit the St. Louis Hot Chocolate 15K. The good news is that Lindsay and I are so competitive  we pushed each other to a dual PR of 1:20:...
  • Who wants a Merry Christmas?
    on Dec 10, 2016
    This little sweet pea is Merry. She was a "feral" cat that was brought in to work to be spayed. The caretakers were not really committed to caring for her so they let me take her to find a good home. She is being treated for all kinds of parasites an...
  • Devil's Den Trail Run
    on Dec 4, 2016
    This weekend Cheri and I went to Arkansas for a trail run.  We stayed at a super cute hotel built at an old mill complete with evening snacks and free cookies!  We got there in time to do a little shopping-I picked up a few presents for the...
  • No surprise
    on Nov 29, 2016
    Sunday Legend and I attended the local UKC nosework trial to compete in the Advanced containers class.  She knocked out her title by qualifying in both rounds and earning a first and second place with a total time for both rounds of 15.27 second...
  • Ten years together
    on Nov 25, 2016
    Once upon a time I picked out the name Legend for my next dog. It was supposed to be a male. But the little red dog on the rescue webpage was a female. And I couldn't get her out of my head. So I bought a pink leash, drove to Nebraska, and called her...
  • Sundae Sunday
    on Nov 21, 2016
    Here are few fun pics of Sundae that I took on Sunday.I took Legend tracking yesterday to see how it went, since we have not done any in over a year I bet.  I'm trying to decide if I should buckle down and put the work in to try and get her TD o...
  • NW3 try number 4
    on Nov 20, 2016
    Thursday we drove to Davenport for another shot at getting our second NW3 pass. We started with vehicles, which was a pretty straightforward 3 vehicles end to end search. I was a little nervous as we had failed vehicles on our two most recent trials.
  • Absent
    on Nov 14, 2016
    So it's been about 3 weeks since I've posted. I looked at my calendar to see what i have been doing and apparently it was just working. And since I'm still on track to run 1000 miles this year I just go home at night and run. We've had no races...
  • 15 years
    on Jul 26, 2016
    Now that the agility trial has passed Jerry and I got to enjoy our 15 year wedding anniversary.  I told him to plan something fun and it must include a limo.  The rest was up to him.  He did a good job and we enjoyed a pleasant (althou...
  • Ava official pics
    on Jul 23, 2016
    Hopefully one of these will speak "adopt me" to someone!  She's a sweet pup, mostly good but with a bit of a naughty side.  She's going to be a fun girl, likes treats, toys, exploring and playing.  Loves everyone and everything but wit...
  • GOAL trial and puppies
    on Jul 22, 2016
    Finally getting around to posting about the weekend agility trial.  I didn't have the girls entered in much.  Figured with no more training that we've done I didn't want to overdo it just to not get many Qs!  They did pick up some but...
  • Vet techs, turnover, and minimum wage
    on Jul 21, 2016
    A good technician is the veterinarian's best friend.  I have been fortunate to work with many good ones over the years and some that were even exceptional.   Sometimes I get even more fortunate in that I work with one of these people long e...
  • Weekend in Wisconsin, sort of
    on Jul 12, 2016
    Friday evening we drove as far as Des Moines, Iowa in order to have more time to sight see while on our trip.  That left just under 4 hours to get us the rest of the way to our first stop-the new Vikings stadium in Minneapolis. While this was no...
  • Same fence, different day
    on Jul 8, 2016
    These are from about the same spot as last week, but with the plants in a different stage of bloom.
  • Weekly catch up
    on Jul 7, 2016
    Friday I had the day off so after my long morning run Legend and I headed out to the nearby park to spend some time in the water.She would have stayed and played all day but it eventually will tear up her paw pads so we had to go home.  Where we...
  • Fancy fence
    on Jun 29, 2016
    I thought this looked pretty on my run the other day and grabbed a pic with my phone.  Then played around with it some.  I want to print them and see how they look but need more ink.  So right now, enjoy the digital version!
  • Redheads
    on Jun 28, 2016
    This girl stayed with us Monday night so she could be spayed today.  Then she will head on to her foster home in STL.  I'm a little sad we are not fostering her, but we have a pretty busy schedule right now. She's a sweet girl, seems used t...
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