Category Archives: My Story – The Job

Wee Vet Tale 4

One of my first nights on call after I moved to Newfoundland, I had an interesting call. It went a little something like this, at about midnight: Answering service: “Dr? We have a call from the RNC. They’re not sure … Continue reading

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Giant. Kidney. Worm.

I tried to think of a more clever title, but I really can’t. I mean, what is better than straight up GIANT. KIDNEY. WORMS.?! Otherwise known as Dioctophyme renale. Or D. Renale. Or, y’know, just stick with GIANT. KIDNEY. WORMS. … Continue reading

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Fleas, fleas everywhere, and not a drop to drink.

Fleas are definitely a big deal for any small animal practice in an area where there are fleas. And there are definitely fleas in Newfoundland. St John’s is chuckabuck full of fleas, not gonna lie. I’m sure fleas are a … Continue reading

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