Dr. Wright, it has been five weeks since you passed away, and my eyes still tear up when thinking about it. I have had a very difficult time putting my feelings into words here. Losing you leaves a huge hole in the exotic animal community, especially in Arizona but also throughout the world. I know there will never be anyone else like you.
For over five years, you were the wonderful (and only) veterinarian who I trusted with my rabbits: Brinkley, Daisy, Penelope, Jackson, and Silkie. They have had some unusual and difficult problems, which other vets would not consider touching. You, however, knew just how to handle them with great knowledge, skill, and compassion. You were always pushing the envelope to find new ways of treating your patients and always eager to learn more in any way you could. You were also always more than happy to explain and show us everything you did, and you always responded quickly when needed. The first three rabbits have passed away and gone to the Rainbow Bridge, where beloved pets wait for the people they love. I hope you have had a chance to see them and many of your other patients again.
I have always called you Dr. Wright, out of respect for your amazing abilities and knowledge. However, you were more than just a doctor to me. I felt you were a friend who has helped me and bunnies through some very difficult times.
Marlene, my heart aches for you. I am so glad we were able to meet when Dr. Wright started his mobile practice. I know he loved working with you, and we loved seeing you and hearing the stories you would both tell. You were the light of his life.
Robyn Seaton and Doug Sheatsley, Jackson, and Silkie