Monthly Archives: August 2015

Riley, 6 weeks after surgery

It was 6 weeks since Riley’s fall/attempt to fly, yesterday. She and I are still staying at my mom’s one-story home until the vet is confident that Riley can handle the trek to the 3rd floor of the apartment that Corey and I live in. She’s still on antibiotics, just to be safe, and an […]

Riley’s X-Rays 

I now have discs of Riley’s “before surgery” and “after surgery” X-rays from both vet clinics. Figured I’d post the photos (because, now that she feels better, they’re pretty fascinating).             

Doggy Rehab 101

First off, I don’t have any official veterinary job experience. Especially not with dogs. Luckily, horse ownership and general equine care require a plethora of DIY-type skills: I can bandage a horse’s leg with my eyes closed, see lameness, and know general first aid. I know, generally, what meds to give and when, and I’m relatively confident giving […]