The 20 most unusual cases that have passed through the doors of Denver's Alameda East Veterinary Hospital are presented. Among the animals tended to: a golden retriever that swallowed a 9-in. stick, a cat that was impaled on a fence post after falling from a tree and an iguana carrying 30 eggs that it's having trouble delivering.
One of the vets at Alameda East becomes a patient when he suffers serious stomach pain, which leads to the removal of his gall bladder. Included: the O.R. surgeon gives a play-by-play of the procedure.