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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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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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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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Sweet Schnauzer Girl Gets Her Hair Cut

  Hope is doing far better than I thought she would with her chemotherapy. I am afraid to brag about how my sweet schnauzer girl is doing because I don’t want to jinx it, but she has not vomited or … Continue reading

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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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Fun, Rest and an ER Visit

Sunday was supposed to be a day of rest and play—and it almost was. The afternoon gathering of local dachshund owners was fun. Dozens of wiener dogs, and a few non-wieners, were there with their owners. Jake and Windy socialized … 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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