Dr. Anndrea Hatcher's Blog – November 2010 Archive (3)

Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Slow and Steady Wins the Race



By Dr. Anndrea Kapke

www.olivebranchvet.com

olivebranchvet@gmail.com





A distressed tortoise crawled into a police station.

“Officer! I was just robbed by a violent gang of snails!”

“OK, calm down,” said the officer, “and tell me everything that happened.”

“I’ll try, “said the tortoise, “but it all happened so fast!”

Strictly speaking, tortoises are land turtles…

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Added by Dr. Anndrea Hatcher on November 27, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Neither Pigs, Nor From Guinea

Neither Pigs, Nor From Guinea

By Dr. Anndrea Kapke

www.olivebranchvet.com

olivebranchvet@gmail.com





The time honored tradition of the classroom pet is remembered fondly by many of us. A classroom pet is an opportunity for children who don’t have a pet at home to interact with an animal and learn about the responsibility required to care for one. But any elementary school teacher can tell you that a pet in classroom…

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Added by Dr. Anndrea Hatcher on November 9, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Linebackers and Ligaments

Linebackers and Ligaments



By Dr. Anndrea Kapke

www.olivebranchvet.com

olivebranchvet@gmail.com





You may have heard of the common football player’s injury of “blowing your knee out.” It is also called an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture. This injury happens to dogs and cats too, but it is called a cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) rupture in animals.

Lou is a one year old Bulldog whose breed physique…

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Added by Dr. Anndrea Hatcher on November 9, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Tom Dock's Blog

Pudgy Pets Pose Problems for Vets!

Statistics show that about one in four North American adults are considered obese.  But, this epidemic is not limited to our continent nor is it confined to our species.  More than half of our dogs and cats are overweight or obese.  So, should your pet start an Atkins Diet ?

Ramsey is a “cheese-aholic”.   At 6 years old and 156 lbs, this Bull Mastiff listens for his owner to…

From Paul Poteet:

Indiana’s Weather For Monday

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Happy first-of-the-week. Look at those wind chills by the end-of-the-week! (Click images to enlarge.) SUNDAY SNOW Still nothing measureable at Indy for this season. By this point last year we’d had 1.9 inches, which is about average. We may get […]

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