A Groundhog at the Door

So a random dude picked up an injured groundhog from the side of the road last night. He showed up at the door of our ER with it thrashing in his arms and was upset that we wouldn’t treat it. First, we don’t treat wildlife. We aren’t legally allowed to do more than stabilize itContinue reading “A Groundhog at the Door”

Mini Triumph

I got a 26 gauge IV catheter in a one pound puppy this week! Yay for a lucky evening of venipuncture. I hope this little guy recovers from his hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). This happens often in tiny puppies if they don’t eat frequent meals. Treatment requires giving dextrose (sugar) through an IV in mostContinue reading “Mini Triumph”