an emaciated rat with a huge mammary tumor.
a guinea pig with an infected eye that had to be removed in order to ease his pain but the owners didn't want to pay for it.
a wild dove with a broken wing. the woman who brought it in just called to see how it was doing and I told her we humanely euthanized it and she burst into tears. I thanked her for taking care of it and doing the right thing.
an amazon parrot with a tumor in its leg that had eaten its entire femur.
a young rat with a pleural effusion. the cause was unknown.
a cockatiel that had laid too many eggs and had peritonitis. Her abdomen was the size of a golf ball and entirely filled with fluid.
a friendly little rabbit with a kidney stone so large i could feel it with my untrained hands.
A ferret we had been taking care of for a week. It made me very sad. I almost asked someone else to do it. I really wanted to see him recover.
a huge pet rat, only a year old, with a respiratory infection and lice. the owners didn't want to treat him.