Normally, this blog is dedicated to providing information that will improve animal health. Well, the next two posts will focus on humans and helping people with cancer. When I was diagnosed with double hit lymphoma (non-Hodgkin’s large B cell lymphoma and Burkitt’s lymphoma), the lack of information surprised me. So, this post will focus on […]
In early December 2011, I had the privilege of going to Costa Rica. Wow, what a great country! It is beautiful and filled with amazing animals. If you enjoy watching wildlife in their natural environment, I would strongly recommend a trip to Costa Rica. During a boat trip through a national park, I recorded the following video. Please listen closely […]
Yesterday, I met a wonderful Chihuahua named Belle. She is a two pound, kissing machine. The pup wiggles her entire body when she meets a new person and then showers them with affection. I wish all Chihuahuas were as well-behaved as Belle. Unfortunately, this is not the case. I learned that the hard way. Isn’t Belle […]
To my family and friends, Please enjoy this holiday message made for you!
Costa Rica is a beautiful country filled with amazing animals. During a recent vacation to the Guanacaste Province, I took a river tour to observe flora and fauna. My guide, Olmon Sosa, pointed out the creatures pictured below. I would have never found them on my own. Name this well camouflaged animal. Diagnosis: Brazilian Long-nosed Bat (Phychonycteris naso) The Brazilian Long-nosed […]
Last month, I toured the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum in Tucson. During the free-flight raptor show, I took these pictures of a beautiful hawk. Name this Arizona Hawk and the large cactus behind it. Diagnosis: Gray Hawk This is a female Gray Hawk, a tropical hawk that is between 14 and 18 inches in length […]
Dogs may inherit a variety of dental problems from missing teeth to malformed jaws. Examine the pictures below and then name this common dental problem. Diagnosis: Mandibular Prognathic Bite (Undershot Jaw) Notice how the lower jaw (mandible) protrudes past the upper jaw (maxilla)? This condition is commonly referred to as an underbite. It is further classified […]