Dr. Anndrea Hatcher's Blog – November 2009 Archive (6)

A New Leash on Life

A New Leash on Life



Published in the Southside Times 9/2009

By Dr. Anndrea Kapke

Olive Branch Parke Veterinary Clinic

www.olivebranchvet.com

olivebranchvet@gmail.com





Our first retired racing Greyhound was named Cat-su-fast. We called her Fast. When we moved into our first house, one of our neighbors came to our backyard fence and introduced himself. He asked if our dog was a retired racing…

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An Insider's Guide to How to Shop for a Veterinarian

An Insider’s Guide to How to Shop for a Veterinarian

Published in Southside Times 11/19/09



By Dr. Anndrea Kapke

Olive Branch Parke Veterinary Clinic

www.olivebranchvet.com

olivebranchvet@gmail.com





This should probably start out with a well enunciated rapid fire voice-over stating, “I am a veterinarian and owner of a local veterinary clinic so anything I say should be taken with a grain of flea…

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So You Want to be a Veterinarian When You Grow Up?

So You Want to be a Veterinarian When You Grow Up?

Published in Southside Times 7/30/2009



By Dr. Anndrea Kapke

Olive Branch Parke Veterinary Clinic

www.olivebranchvet.com

olivebranchvet@gmail.com





You love animals, so you want to be a veterinarian. How do you start achieving that goal? The first thing you should do is shadow or volunteer at a veterinary clinic to learn what it is really like to be a…

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Dorkie, Anyone?

Dorkie, Anyone?

Published in Southside Times 5/28/2009



By Dr. Anndrea Kapke

Olive Branch Parke Veterinary Clinic

www.olivebranchvet.com

olivebranchvet@gmail.com









What do you get when you breed a Dachshund and a Yorkie? A Dorkie.

Traditionally, domestic dogs were divided into two catagories; pure breeds or mixed breeds. But a recent trend has created a new subdivision within the…

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All In a Day's Work

All in a Day’s Work



By Dr. Anndrea Kapke

Olive Branch Parke Veterinary Clinic

www.olivebranchvet.com

olivebranchvet@gmail.com







It didn’t take me long after graduation from veterinary school to learn that there was a lot to every day work as a general practice veterinarian that they didn’t teach me in the ivory tower of academia. My classmates and I graduated fully competent to diagnose and treat…

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Did My Kid Get Pinworms From My Dog?

Did My Kid Get Pinworms From My Dog?



By Dr. Anndrea Kapke

Olive Branch Parke Veterinary Clinic

www.olivebranchvet.com

olivebranchvet@gmail.com







Nope.

That isn’t to say that your dog may not be carrying something else that could infect your child, but pinworms aren’t one of them. Pinworms are human parasites. They don’t infect dogs and cats. So if your child gets pinworms, he or she got them…

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