Lemmy comes in for his first "senior" visit, with no problems to report.
Lemmy recovers from his bout with apparent "kennel cough" with no complications.
A one-eyed dog with a cough walks into a bar.
It's noon on a Saturday, and I am anticipating heading home in an hour or so. I have plans to school my oldest child on the basketball court.
Our history of Lemmy leaps forward this week, encompassing three mostly uneventful years.
Lemmy has an irregular appointment today.
I say "Lemmy." He says "No! Memmy!"
It's been a year since I saw Lemmy last. And now it's time for his routine yearly checkup.
He looks disheveled. Not Lemmy, he looks fine.
The next time I see Lemmy, he saunters into the waiting room as a full-on adult dog.
My continuing relationship with Lemmy over the next seven months consists of regular phone calls with his owners.
This week's column isn't about examining Lemmy or treating him directly.
Lemmy returns to the office for his post-surgery recheck.
Lemmy has a blockage in his gastrointestinal tract, and it necessitates surgery.
Four months after his first annual visit, Lemmy shows up on the morning appointment schedule.
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Leia returns for her four-week check-in while I'm away on vacation.
It's an odd position to be in, wanting to see a patient, yet wanting the patient to stay away from the hospital.
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