Category Archives: Medicine

So Much For A Quiet Sunday Afternoon

If you see blood in your urine, you know you should see a doctor. If your dog has the same problem, you need to see your veterinarian. So, we spent another Sunday afternoon at the emergency vet. But this time … Continue reading

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Time At Home Leaves Mischief For Wiener Dogs

Finally, a piddle pad I can live with. But I’m not so sure about Windy. I was out with Hope, who is doing better, for more than six hours yesterday. But I knew Windy would not last that long. OUT! … 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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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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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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