Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Dog Butt Anxiety

The dog is chewing a patch on her butt. The fur is gone and it's just raw skin. It looks like it hurts a lot, and like she can't leave it alone. It's growing.

I'll take her to the vet tomorrow. When I phoned, the assistant made an appointment right away and said, "Oh yes. A hot spot." In a cheerful voice. So I don't think it's serious but I bet it's expensive. Good thing we love her (the dog, not the assistant).

Question: Am I anxious bout the dog chewing her butt, or is the dog chewing her butt because she's anxious?

mompoet - contemplating low-grade koan

ps Riddle: What's a good name for a buddhist dog?

Answer: Dog only knows.

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