Tag Archives: dog health

I Need to Remember

This is Winston’s favorite napping place. Under this particular dining room chair. Every time I pass by, I wonder if he’s happy, bored or not feeling so well because he’s sleeping. Then, I remember he’s still a puppy. Only a … Continue reading

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Funny What You Keep

Winston seems right at home at the temporary townhouse doesn’t he? Today is furniture moving day. That means emptying drawers and shelves. Fun. Uh, no. But it is fun to find things that have been stashed away for years and … Continue reading

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Grass

I’ve heard two versions of the grass story: dogs eat it because they like it, or because they don’t feel well. What’s your take?

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Thankful Thursday

No, it’s not Thanksgiving, though “Thankful Thursday” is usually the title of that post in November. But it could just as easily be Thanksgiving here at the Dad Peep’s and my house today. Because of your sharing, caring and giving, … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Today, I’m thankful for Stuart’s independence from hemangiosarcoma. From the cancer growing around his heart. He’s free of disease. He’s free of his fear of thunder and fireworks. He’s free, but the Dad Peep and I are not. We’re held … Continue reading

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Today is Blue Apron Day

Just over a year ago, good friends told us about Blue Apron and gave us three free meals so we could try it. Blue Apron is a weekly meal delivery service. Once the box of fresh ingredients arrives at your … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

I called Dr. Elliott last week the morning after our return from the hospital to ask about the clot that had formed and stopped the bleeding around Stuart’s heart. Whether I should worry about it breaking off and moving somewhere. … Continue reading

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Pericardial Effusion Caused by Hemangiosarcoma

Pericardial effusion caused by hemangiosarcoma = a life threatening event caused by a terminal disease for which there is no cure. It came on so suddenly. As it so often does. Out of the blue. Out of nowhere. None of … Continue reading

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The Case of the Mysterious Belly Boo Boo

So, I love a good belly rub. Don’t you? Ahhhh. Thanks peep. Hey, something weird happened to me a while back. And the peeps have no idea how it happened. And I’m not telling. See, I was giving the peep … Continue reading

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DON’T FORGET – Cars get hot!

This is me, of course, in my car. This is me in my bucket. In my car. Watching the world go by. Both of these scenarios are perfectly acceptable. I’m snug as a bug. My peep is with me. The … Continue reading

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Off to the Dogtor Today – An Update

Here’s what I think is going to come of today’s annual checkup: I think I’ve lost just a little bit of weight. Which wouldn’t be a bad thing. I think I’m going to have to have my teeth cleaned. For … Continue reading

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Something’s Going Around

Did you know there’s a dog flu going around? No. I’m not sick, although you wouldn’t know that from this little photo of moi. I guess I was just in one of my moods here. I get moody sometimes. Do … Continue reading

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