When I got him wet his backbone and ribs were very prominent and it was apparent that this guy is actually quite underweight. His new foster got him to a vet already today and sure enough, he had hookworms, but thankfully not heartworms. I guess I need to get another bottle of panacure and re-worm Schatze and the labs since he was sharing their space the last couple days.
I drove up to Culpeper with him to meet his new foster. When I got back home, I loaded up the canoe and headed off to the river. It was probably 5:00 p.m. before I started and the water level was low so I knew it would be a slow float. And it was, but it was a nice one. I saw several deer, including three walking slowly across the river together. You can see two in the pic below if you look very closely, center right.
There was a group of what appeared to be juvenile ducks, not really small, but they must have been this year's hatchlings.