Monthly Archives: March 2011

Puppy Mill Girl Health Scare

Hope is still snoring like a chainsaw, and we need to learn why and how to stop it. On March 11 Hope was under anesthesia and checked with a needle aspiration and a biopsy of her tonsils. The results were … Continue reading

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Lining Them Up For Sick Call

Windy and Hope are still sick. Windy’s trip to the veterinarian revealed a temperature of 104 degrees. Normal for a dog is 101, but 102 can be OK if the dog has been outside in the heat playing then coming … Continue reading

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Behavior Changes Mean See Your Vet

The creeping dog crud has infected the house. Windy is not feeling well and will be going to the veterinarian today. Yesterday she started feeling listless and tired. She woke up whimpering—not rolling over onto her back, thumping her tail … Continue reading

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Doggie Tonsillitis, Strep Throat, Or What?

  Talking dogs would make life easier when illness strikes. Last week Hope started snoring like a chainsaw. I’ve had dogs snore before, so I wasn’t concerned. A few days after the snoring began she was making sounds from her … Continue reading

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How To Relax After Surgery

Jake had a good report from the veterinarian yesterday. No teeth were pulled. All is well. When I picked Jake up he was still a little drunk from the anesthesia. On the tree next to the vet’s office his aim … Continue reading

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One Pantry Staple Furkids Love

Jake is at the vet today to get his teeth cleaned. Good dental hygiene is important for your furkid. I know a couple women who brush their dogs’ teeth, but I confess I do not. I do give treats that … Continue reading

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