Take your dog to work?

Aug 11, 2012

That's because she's the wife of a veterinarian and helps run his animal clinic.

"One of the best things about owning a veterinary clinic is that nobody yells at you if you take your dog to work," Eddington writes in her latest blog, "The Life and (Sometimes Strange) Times of a Veterinarian's Wife."

She describes the fun and humor in bringing her dogs to work in "Hello, Rickets."

"Fido might not be welcome inside a bakery, say, but it’s almost mandatory to have a dog sleeping behind the front desk at the vet’s," she writes.

Of course, getting the dog to sleep behind the desk is a trick, Eddington says. And the results are sometimes dog-gone funny.

"Our first dog, a doberman named Kelly, did but she also had severe, odiferous and almost constant flatulence causing our office manager, Brenda, to apologize several times a day," she continues. “'That’s not me,' she would blush as clients wrinkled their noses and looked at her, wide-eyed."

To read more, click here.

By the way, this year's Take Your Dog to Work Day was June 22. Darn, I missed it!

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