As we entered the “Animal
Medical Clinic” she began to tremble all over, even as she wagged her
When we went through the door
leading to the examining room she bounded up to the scale at the end of the
corridor, and hopped on it as if this were an everyday routine. She weighed in at 36.9 lbs, “perfect”: said
the vet, for her age and size.
Our regular vet, Dr. Steve K.
is very sick so we had a locum, Dr. Barbara McN. I must say (even though I like Dr. K) I felt
that Dr. McN had more simpatico for Penne
Penne had her three years Rabies
Vaccination, her annual Leptospirosis and Bordetella Vaccinations, and her two
years Parvo Vaccination.
She did not flinch as the Doctor administered these
shots, and she retained her dignity and poise when the Veterinarian did
something rather inelegant at her south end.
The Doctor determined (thank
goodness) that my fabulous dog is free from heartworm.
Although Penne can sometimes be
so very nervous, once we lifted her onto the examining table she relaxed so
Penne emerged from her
annual physical with flying colours.