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Memorial for Nike the German Shepherd Dog

Rory and Nike

Transitioning from one year to the next always permits reflection on my current place in life, especially regarding the relationship I have with my canine companion, Cardiff. We had a sad end to 2011 in losing our friend and neighbor Nike, the German Shepherd Dog. Nike was a truly amazing girl. I first got to […]

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Please Send Nike Well Wishes as She Recovers from Bloat Surgery

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Whenever I have canine patient walk (or be carried) in for evaluation of a suspected Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV= “bloat”), I always have great sympathy for both the dog and owner. GDV an incredibly uncomfortable, life threatening abnormality that requires and emergency surgical correction. The postoperative period always requires intensive care monitoring over a series […]

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