QuikPost: X-rays

Recently, some of our animals went to the vet for radiographs, or x-rays.  Godzilla, our Bearded Dragon, has been having issues with his back legs, and one of our corn snakes is have some fusing issues of her spine. I’ve attached links at the end to previous posts where you can see x-rays of other animals. Do you remember x-rays or scans we’ve shared of other animals? Yona’s rads. Yona’s CT scan. Cassandra’s x-rays.Read more

Cassandra update

It’s about a month since I told you about Cassandra’s brush with death.  She continues to surprise us and is doing really well. Her illness and issues are a mystery. Even after repeated testing I fear we may never know what the initial problem was. I guess this is a good problem to have: that she appears to be fine now. We took her in last week to for repeat ultrasound and radiographs (x-rays). Everything looked good. Below are someRead more

Don’t put a camera in your back pocket when trying to sedate a bear

I told you we took Yona to the vet for radiographs, and I also told you I didn’t have any photos ’cause I busted the camera. I am still waiting on some of the photos that others took, but I can show you the broken camera. It still works, the old-fashioned way, by looking through the view finder and then waiting to look at the photo you snapped later. We’re likely going to replace the camera (any suggestions as toRead more

QuikPost: Yona’s visit to the vet.

We took Yona in for radiographs (x-rays) on February 9. (We mentioned that after she had a visit from the vets we might take her in if her limp did not improve). Dr. Carter is going to send me some photos of the visit- I busted the camera during the event so it’s going to take me a little longer to get you some photos of Yona lying on a stretcher or an x-ray table. X-rays and blood were taken.Read more