Vet Ramblings

When Dr. Henderson feels the need to simply write stuff down – may be related to veterinary medicine, may be random. Just feels good to put pen to page – or hands to keys, in this case.

Being Present is an Active Choice

Posted on October 15, 2018 by Lynn Henderson

I had an old dog – an old dog with old dog issues. I had lots of well-meaning friends and many options for what “I could do next’ for my old dog. I was well-versed in all of the things I COULD do medically to try to ‘save her’, or at least prolong her life…. [Read More]

Home from the conference

Posted on October 9, 2018 by Lynn Henderson

I am on my return flight from Phoenix, Arizona. I attended the 8th annual conference of the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC). ( I have attended the conference previously, and always find new energy from the people I meet there and the ideas shared.  Ten years ago, I put my name… [Read More]

My Accidental Success Story

Posted on January 31, 2015 by Lynn Henderson

I didn’t do this for money – it was really an accidental success. When I gradated from Vet School, I planned to work in small animal general practice for some undetermined amount of time. I gave the briefest thought to pursuing a specialty like surgery, or perhaps to owning my own stationary practice one day…. [Read More]

Poem to Dog

Posted on September 13, 2014 by Lynn Henderson

You would walk with me, sit with me, listen to me.You were content to just be with me, little old me.It seemed like I was everything in your world, and more than enough. And now there is a space, an absence where you use to be.It is dim where you once were so bright.The air… [Read More]