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Monday, April 25, 2011

Don't Like That Day

Fallen Yucca trunk (left)
Had to shorten the hike significantly this morning because Becca had a vet appointment.  She had a red bump on her tongue that compelled her to keep flicking her tongue out like a lizard.  At the vet's, while I held Becca's mouth open, Dr. Thompson squeezed the bump between her two thumb nails and, voila, out came a cactus spike, about a quarter-inch long.  Yikes!  Becca hasn't done her lizard impression since.

Dog on lead

Dog off lead

The steep western flank of Tortugas Mountain

Continental drift

2 comments:

Caroline said...

That must have been painful for Becca! I'm glad she's doing OK, and has stopped her lizard imitation.

Dr. K said...

I'm relieved that it wasn't any more serious than a thorn.

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