Category Archives: Puppy Mills

Damage Done By Puppy Mills

A new study confirms everything that has been said about emotional damage from puppy mills. http://bit.ly/psa5v1 Dogs kept in puppy mills for years as breeding stock are severely psychologically damaged, and this study is supposedly the first research that confirms … Continue reading

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Walking And Remembering

Walking the furkids is a relaxing activity for fall. Jake and Windy do not tire as easily as in summer but are not enamored to walk in twilight or dark. As Hope grew to love her walks, my husband and … Continue reading

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Heaven Has No Fleas

The calendar showed flea treatment was due. I had to treat only two dogs. It is times like these we feel Hope’s absence. Looking at the ottoman she liked to snooze on or feeling that empty spot on the bed … Continue reading

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One Day At A Time

We kept the vulture at bay for another day. Hope’s oncology veterinarian said, “ Her cancer is much more advanced.” We knew that. But how much more? We didn’t want to lose her too soon. An ultrasound revealed a colon … 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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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 Battle Continues

Cancer is as common in dogs as it is in people. One statistic many veterinarians toss around is 50 percent of all dogs past 10 years old will die of cancer. I have had my share of dogs with cancer. … Continue reading

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