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Will your pet need a coronavirus vaccine? (news)

I saw this article on BBC News yesterday and just have to share it with y’all: “Will your pet need a coronavirus vaccine?” (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-56602311)

I do not believe that I’ll vaccinate my cats if a vaccine becomes available. Of course, this decision might change if any variants evolve to the point of being a safety . . . → Read More: Will your pet need a coronavirus vaccine? (news)

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Hang Time (Why Vets Are So Busy Right Now)

I can’t tell you how frequently people are asking me why veterinary clinics are suddenly so freakin’ busy these days! Starting during the pandemic in 2020, why is there such a long wait to get appointments? Scroll down to read about some of the many details contributing to this situation.

Prepare for long waits at . . . → Read More: Hang Time (Why Vets Are So Busy Right Now)

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My Services During The Pandemic

(Updated 13 July 2021)

Yes, I’m pet sitting during the pandemic. Established clients (families I already know) are welcome to contact me when they need me.

Please note: I’m not taking new clients because I’m not doing face-to-face interactions unless it’s a life-or-death emergency. This will be re-evaluated when Thurston County infection rates are near . . . → Read More: My Services During The Pandemic

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Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas (news)

I saw this uplifting article among the human interest stories and just have to share it with you: “Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas” . It’s about a stray dog now named Doudou (which translates to “Bean”) who was rescued by Zhang Dan, a nurse at the Wuhan Pulmonary Hospital in Wuhan . . . → Read More: Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas (news)

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Safety First (Covid-19 & Companion Animals)

Tough to resist Lily smooshing her face into my lips!

(Most recent update: May 28, 2021.)

As I learn new info about Covid-19 or SARS-CoV-2 regarding our little ones, I’ll share it in the comments below.

I got my second vaccine dose on Friday 4/23/21. (Hip Hip Hooray!) In addition, I’ve had no known . . . → Read More: Safety First (Covid-19 & Companion Animals)

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