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A Tough Pill to Swallow

A Tough Pill to Swallow

I am no stranger to giving our dogs and cats medication but last summer I came up against a few challenges with Charley, our Yorkie. Charley was diagnosed with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus pseudointermedius (canine version of MRSA) last June and was on a very...
Don’t Leave Me!

Don’t Leave Me!

Separation anxiety can manifest itself in so many ways and I think most dogs have a mild case of separation anxiety.  These are the dogs who get super excited when you come home.  But there are those that have a more severe case of separation anxiety.  Dogs who have...
I’ve Found A Stray. What Do I Do?

I’ve Found A Stray. What Do I Do?

The other day I posted about what to do when your pet is missing.  Well, today I want to give you some tips on what to do when you find a stray. Ever since I was a child I have been helping stray animals.  I can remember as a kid waking up with a strange dog in my bed...
My Pet Is Missing!  What now?

My Pet Is Missing! What now?

It happens every day.  A dog jumps the fence or a cat bolts through an open door which leads to frantic owners trying desperately to find their furry family member.  Several years ago we had a black cat named Fozzy.  Like all of our cats the only time he was permitted...
Dog Won’t Eat???

Dog Won’t Eat???

I think most of us at one time or another have faced the issue of their dog refusing to eat.  There are many reasons a dog will turn their nose up at their food dish. The first one that comes to mind is when we adopted Bailey.  We got her from a couple that could no...
Common Misconceptions About Shelter Dogs

Common Misconceptions About Shelter Dogs

According to the ASPCA 3.3 million dogs enter shelters every year and approximately 670,000 of those dogs are euthanized each year.  A study by American Pet Products Association (APPA) shows that only 23% of dogs are adopted through a rescue or a shelter while 34% are...
He Was Close To Death

He Was Close To Death

Imagine waking up in a strange place with a bunch of strangers confused and in pain.  The only family you have every known is gone and you have no idea what you did to make them leave you.  Well, that is exactly what happened to a dog named Blue. I will do my best to...
Life In A Meth House (Charley’s Story)

Life In A Meth House (Charley’s Story)

Most of us can’t even imagine living in a meth house but what if you didn’t have a choice?  What if you were forced to live in a house with numerous people as well as other dogs, some of whom could not even walk?  You felt horrible all of the time and received little...