Poppy – dental update

Poor Poppy.  Bad enough that she should be confined to the Born Free Enclosure following the recent dog fox episode.  Yesterday she had the long-delayed visit to the vet to have her teeth cleaned.  This involved a general anaesthetic for Poppy and a short but intense programme of counselling for Alison.  The vet – why do they all seem to be 14 years old – began with the comforting opener, ‘You know this involves an element of risk?’

Anyway, she arrived home in a fairly cross-eyed state but with her Colgate ring of confidence shining bright.  And by this evening, she was well enough to sit and watch the Shamwari programme.

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2 Responses to Poppy – dental update

  1. If they look 14 to you +David, imagine how young the police, doctors, nurses, vets etc look to me – just out of nappies! Sure it would scare you. Happily(?) thanks to the joys(?) of late vocations it’s not something I often have to worry about among our colleagues!

  2. david says:

    They shall grow not old
    As we that are left …

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