Category Archives: Dog Behavior

Waiting And Wondering

Not knowing what is to come requires a person to be patient. Hope had an infusion of a chemotherapy drug Aug. 25 and started a pill to work with the infusion Aug. 27. We are waiting. The lymph nodes under … Continue reading

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My Treat Is MY Treat

Hope is getting chemotherapy now. I am enjoying a chai and Starbucks Wi-Fi. Hope’s lymph nodes under her chin are slightly raised, but her nodes in her anal area are “really good” the veterinarian said.  Hope is not in complete … Continue reading

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Destructive Dogs

Hope is continuing to do well. Yesterday she walked up to me while I was sitting on the couch, looked me in the eye and told me she wanted a walk. NOW! Her “I want a walk” bark infected Jake … Continue reading

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A New Definition Of Normal

Hope is continuing to do well. Life seems almost normal, except for having to give her pills crushed in baby food. Yesterday, Hope went to one of her veterinarians for some Healing Touch therapy, which has helped her behavior. Her … Continue reading

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Cancer Ups And Downs

We have held on tightly to the cancer roller coaster this past week. A week ago we waited on a response to the recent chemotherapy: an infusion Aug. 6 combined with a pill taken for five days from Aug. 8 … Continue reading

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Busy Dogs

Jake hit the road with me this week to help out some relatives. As usual he got excited at the site of a bag being packed. He didn’t need to be told to go to the car; however, Windy and … Continue reading

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Walking In Summertime

The furkids, while living in an air-conditioned house, don’t know that temperatures are in the 90s and the humidity is so heavy you could almost swim in the air. Hope argued with me yesterday. At mid-day she wanted a walk. … Continue reading

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Ask Them About Their Grandogs

Windy hit the road with me to visit her “grandparents”. Windy never traveled without Hope or Jake before, so she sulked a bit in the car. The trip was good; however, because she got to explore a new environment, and … Continue reading

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Fireworks And Furkids

The Fourth of July means fun and fireworks—but that may not be so fun for your furkid. Sudden loud noises can frighten dogs. Please keep your furkids away from fireworks, or at least keep them contained. Even obedient dogs have … Continue reading

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Take Your Dog Shopping

If you have a pet store that welcomes you shopping with your dog, you should take your furkid for a trip. We live in a large city and have several stores where we can take the dogs. Getting your furkid … Continue reading

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