Violet's Vet

Violet's Vet

by Dr. Tony Calo

Friday, May 12, 2017

Claws or De-claws?

That is the question...

With our new kitten Liza in the house, Violet has had to make some adjustments. The relationship between Violet and Liza is quite interesting. At times, there is the beginning stages of playing and enjoyment, but largely it is still adversarial. They stare each other down waiting to see who will back down first. Happily, this has not turned into anything more than a game of chicken. Fingers crossed, there’s been no actual physical fighting. Violet is strong of mind and of will, avoiding physical confrontation with Liza is well played on her part for a very important reason: Liza has something that Violet does not … claws. The claws are retractable but can easily come out given the right situation. They can also cause considerable damage to another animal’s skin, ears, eyes. Claws are a powerful weapon.

Hey there! I heard you’re looking for a sweet, handsome, fun, playful pup to add to your life. Well, lucky you. Here I am! My name is Bubs. I am a big guy with a big heart. I love to go for long walks and get lots of attention. Kisses, cuddles, pets, you name it – I’m in! I’m also super smart, I know the commands sit, paw, and lay down. I do this super cute thing where I like to put my paws on your shoulders to give you a hug and a big smooch, too. In my previous home, I lived with kids and a small dog. Come out to the Baltimore Humane Society and visit me. I promise you will fall instantly in love

Friday, April 28, 2017

Feel the Tortitude

Violet has noticed that Liza (our new cat) has become quite a presence in our house. Liza follows the dogs around as though she’s part of the canine pack rather than a feline member of the family. She’s captivating to Connor and I. She is very much a bright light to us. Liza is also very young, very playful, very animated, and very cute. She brings joy to our house and to our family.

Amazing Adorable Ace is my full name here at Baltimore Humane Society. I’m an active, strong and energetic lad who just needs a home to call my own! I’m a dog with a big head and an even bigger heart. I totally love butt-rubs and being with people. I will come up to you and kiss your hand and sometimes I may even try to sit in your lap. My previous owner was sad to give me up, but I was just a bit too much for her to handle. I guess I can’t really help how strong I am, but maybe someone out there wants a dog like me. If that is you, stop in soon.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Introducing Ms. Liza with a Z

Harriet is very missed in our house. I still find myself looking for her in her usual spots in our bedroom or on her favorite window sill. Her passing has left an unfillable void in our lives. But that does not mean that Connor and I can’t make more space in our hearts and our home for more love.


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