Monthly Archives: March 2011

Dogs Do Puzzling Things

Hope is breathing better, but she is getting finicky about how she takes her pills. Yesterday, $6.98 a pound roast turkey from the Kroger deli was good enough for her. Yesterday Windy enjoyed her breakfast so much she brought it … Continue reading

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Fun, Rest and an ER Visit

Sunday was supposed to be a day of rest and play—and it almost was. The afternoon gathering of local dachshund owners was fun. Dozens of wiener dogs, and a few non-wieners, were there with their owners. Jake and Windy socialized … Continue reading

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Barking At Squirrels, Taking Medicine

All is calm with the furkids today. Everyone seems to feel fine. Hope, Windy and Jake have decided they hate squirrels. As they look out the bay window and bark, they watch the little tree rats try to steal seed … Continue reading

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Waging War On Cancer For Hope

Between today and Friday we may see some side effects of the chemotherapy, but far so good. Hope will get weekly treatments for between 19 and 25 weeks. She came home with four medications (one is in case she needs … Continue reading

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Cancer Battle Begins

Hope has started chemo right now. Risks are minimal. Should not be torture. We want remission. Vet is positive. Thanks for the prayers. Please keep them up. Will post more later.

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Sweet Schnauzer Girl Has Cancer

We are facing our fear. Hope has lymphoma. We brought her home yesterday afternoon. The surgical oncologist removed one tonsil and biopsied her soft palate Friday. She had a CT of her head and her nasal passages scoped. Two enlarged … Continue reading

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Puppy Mill Girl To Have Surgery

A visit to the specialty veterinarian today did not provide definite answers for Hope’s problem. We are working with a surgical oncologist, who took his time and explained everything well. X-rays of her lungs were good. An ultrasound of her … Continue reading

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