Thursday, September 17, 2020

Rowdy's Cryptorchid Surgery

 Rowdy needed a cryptorchid surgery. It went well, and he's on the mend!

Below are pictures capturing the progress and his road to recovery.


Dr Debra Samhouri from Sunrise Veterinary Services in Parker, CO 
is the vet who performed Rowdy's surgery, with Terilyn assisting as the vet tech.

Here is Rowdy recovering after surgery, soaking up warmth and needing some TLC.

Rowdy's stitches after surgery. It looks pretty intense.

Friends like Bill (left) and Sam (in the background) welcoming Rowdy back to the herd.





Rowdy is up and walking around again!







Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Dealer & Hercules: Got your back!



"You scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours." 

We can all learn from Dealer's and Hercules' example of helping each other.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Lily Getting Her Stitches Removed

                    Vet tech,Teri Lyn, removes stitches with volunteer Holly's help.


This dear little goat had two drain tubes removed from her neck.  She is a lucky survivor of a two bear attack in Monument.  She is doing great and loves TLC!!

                            All Better!  
 

Parkour with Wrigley


                             One of our volunteers watching Wrigley do some tricks.

Fun with family

                        The McCloy family bring grandson Reese to meet the animals.

 Visiting family enjoys Dealer.   Reese is held safely by dad Ryan.  Grandpa John makes sure Dealer stands still.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Young Men from Dove Valley volunteer on Tuesday, 9/1/2020

Several young men from the Dove Valley Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints came to help clean, feed and care for the animals on Tuesday, 9/1/2020. They thoroughly enjoyed serving on the farm together. What a great way to start September.


The young men and their leaders posed with the goats and llamas after finishing all the chores.

Kanga, saying hello.

Millie with a smile and flirting with the boys.


Denver 1st Ward Youth from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints help on Saturday 8/29/2020

The young men & young women from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Denver 1st Ward, Front Range Colorado Stake helped with feeding, brushing and caring for the animals on Saturday morning, 8/29/2020. 

Here are some of their fine volunteer work! The animals and I thank you for all your efforts!


All our fine volunteers after a hard morning's work.

Posing with their favorite goat.

The boys helping to care for Fast Eddie's hooves, and giving TLC to Grace.

Stabilizing Fast Eddie while his hooves are being worked on.


Trimming the hoof

Hercules and Nathan getting their feed-bag fix.

Cleaning around the hay feeders while they graze.

Pooper Scooper Patrol. 
The kids cleaned up the stalls pretty well.


Collecting chicken eggs!

Brushing the goats in the circle pen.

Preparing to take the animals on a walk.

Walking with Nathan (the llama).

On a stroll with Honey and Angel.




Giving Bubblegum some TLC (tender loving care), with 
Ace wanting some attention in back.


Hanging with Dealer and Bubblegum for breakfast.

Playing Kid Games. 
Fast Eddie is up on his feet for the first time!


Blue-eyed Valentine...Chillin' and watching the fun.