You'd never know it.
This afternoon while scanning through some old blog posts by way of gathering stuff for a blog-based bookoid, I came across a post dated June 14, 2008, announcing the arrival of Cassie the Corgi at the Funny Farm. In it, I remarked that the Humane Society said her former humans told them she was two years old.
That would make her ten years old now!
Who would think…Continue
Quite a lot of dog hair. :-D
So does your human.
It's been past time for Cassie and Ruby's doggy baths for quite awhile. I try to put off bathing them until the weather is warm, because I'm afraid of getting them chilled. Ruby has normal fur, but Cassie's hair is like a lion's mane, only all over her body. It's so thick and lush that it takes all day long to get dry, even in Arizona's parched climate.
My sweet Lily started dragging her right rear leg a couple months ago. I took her to the vet and they poked and prodded and put her on bed rest, anti-inflammatory meds and gabapentin. She has never exhibited pain and still is able to run around the house and takes great joy in chasing the boys while they play ball in the yard. If this were a slipped disc I would think that she would be in pain or cry with exertion of any kind...Am I wrong?
She used to sit on her rear feet, but now…Continue
Yesterday we lost our Snoopy. Well past age 14, he finally slowed to a stop. He collapsed in the front yard and passed away an hour later at the vets. No sickness really, just a slow down to a finish. Looking back over the last few weeks I can see there were subtle signs of a failing heart or just an old…Continue
Luna is 4 months old tomorrow (7/6) and she has been pawing at her mouth a lot. I know she is teething and just want to be sure that this is a reaction to that and not something more. Today I thought she was scratching at her collar like usual, but she was definitely itching at her mouth.
Also, she's been on antibiotics for a UTI and I am noticing that the greenish discharge isn't going away after she…Continue