Meet Snappa! She’s a huge snapping turtle that lives in Day Pond next to our hospital. We’re not sure if she’s the same girl that we patched up last year with a carapace cast after being hit by a car on Eastern Ave, but she sure is just as big. As you … Read moreSnappa!
Sylvia from Gloucester asks… “I obtained an older cockatiel from someone who was no longer able to take care of her. The bird is now picking out a lot of her feathers. What could be causing this?” Feather picking in birds is a sign that something is bothering them. The problem could be either behavioral … Read moreAsk The Vet: Feather Picking
Meet Buddy. He was buzzing around as usual, but this time he took an unusual path into the road in front of the house. Unfortunately, a pickup truck came by, hit him and didn’t stop. The driver shouted “I’m sorry” out the window as he drove off. Bloody and shaken, Buddy was scooped up by … Read morePug vs. truck: a success story