What are your top 3 favorite things about your career?
One cat now, (Princess) Tallulah. We lost our beloved Jack Russel earlier this year.
Tell us a little about yourself that you don’t think our clients know.
On occasions during my mixed animal practice days, I had to give mouth-to-mouth breathing to a new born calf to revive it. Although I washed my face later, I enjoyed the expression on my wife’s face after kissing her and then telling her about my heroic efforts.
In this profession people often don’t think that we get grossed out. What makes your stomach churn a little?
The least favorite is fecal matted hair with maggots and scaled skin underneath. I always feel very bad for the neglected pet.
What is something that your pets have taught with you that you feel sharing with others would help them in their struggles?
They have taught me how to love unconditionally without any strings attached. We will miss out a lot in life if we don’t accept each person for who they are. Also forgiveness - how we will be blessed if we quickly forgive others and repair the relationships – as our pets love us shortly after a gentle discipline.