Category Archives: Medicine

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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Hope Is Hanging In There

Our sweet schnauzer girl is active and bright-eyed. The Saturday chemotherapy hasn’t worked alone yet. We have added a pill form of chemo to it as we planned. It is too early to tell if it is working. She did … Continue reading

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Dog Days Of August

My furkids have no idea that much of the nation bakes in the heat. Their routine goes on in their air-conditioned environment. Jake was the perfect traveler and houseguest last week. I’ve known adults who behave far worse than my … Continue reading

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Cancer, Schmancer: We Are Still In The Fight

Hope seems to be responding to Monday’s chemotherapy! Hope’s snoring has been reduced by about 90 percent and her wheezing has stopped. She is alert and energetic. We took a long walk last night and she enjoyed herself. However, she … Continue reading

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Cancer Is Sneaky

Last week we learned Hope’s lymphoma was not in remission, but we are hopeful we may be entering another one. Hope began to snore loudly last week. We had gone to a chemotherapy schedule of every other week, but she … Continue reading

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Puppy Mill Girl’s Cancer Battle Positive

Hope did not want to go for chemotherapy yesterday. It always is a chore to get her in the car. She hates being picked up, and I can understand why. When she was in the Amish puppy mill being picked … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Fleas Get The Upper Paw

Spring means warmer temperatures, flowers peaking up from the earth and bugs planning their assaults. If you have not been on year-round flea treatment, get back on your flea-fighting regime. I use K9 Advanrtix, a monthly topical. Advantix fights ticks, … Continue reading

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