Let's face it, 2020 has not turned into the year of promise and hope I was looking for last January, but in these days of pandemics we decided that if we're going to be stuck at home 24/7, we could take advantage of that time to get our first puppy, Woody! Yes, sure, I'm in … Continue reading Introducing Woody the White Shepherd
On the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we remember the unsung canine heroes of the Second World War — Read on www.countryliving.com/uk/wildlife/countryside/g32232857/tribute-second-world-war-heroic-dogs-ve-day/
A study by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and the National Veterinary Institute to determine the safety of raw meat diets for dogs …Raw meat diet for dogs–risky for dogs and humans I was never convinced by the raw food crowd when it came to feeding our dogs. I couldn’t get past the possibilities … Continue reading Raw meat diet for dogs–risky for dogs and humans
It's been a long time since I've posted here. 2019 was a bad year for our family, close and extended. There was a lot of loss in both worlds, human and dog. We approach 2020 with trepidation and hope.
Today Yuki no longer has to suffer his cancers, his bad hips, his arthritis. Today Yuki is freed from suffering any longer. He will be sorely missed. I cry openly as I write this because I am sad and because our family will be smaller and will lack the joy his quirky, happy personality brought … Continue reading Yuki’s Story: The End
Another year has passed here at twodo.gs, and I'm happy to report that all our doggos are alive and mostly well. Yuki, the sickest, still has two cancers to battle. His osteosarcoma is very apparent in his front leg, and he is getting bone-strengthening treatments once-a-month to delay the inevitable break. He's lost most of … Continue reading Hello 2019
It’s been a while since Pecos’s Story had an update and a lot has happened in that time. A mentioned before, Pecos had an X-Ray done to see if there was any sign of cancer in his lungs or chest. The X-Ray was clean, although there was some concern about the size of his heart … Continue reading Pecos’s Story: Surgery, discoveries and treatment
Yuki’s struggle against cancer has received a significant blow this week, and the prognosis is not good. First to recap how we got here, it was October, 2017, when we took Yuki to the Vet for a skin problem and Yuki left the Vet diagnosed with stage 4 Lymphoma. We got Yuki to the Oncologist … Continue reading Yuki’s Story Continues: From Bad to Worse
We took Pecos to the Vet to get him a chest x-ray as requested by the Oncologist. The Dr. wanted to see if there was any sign of cancer in his lungs. Thankfully, there wasn't. Not only that, but shockingly to all concerned, Pecos didn't even have to be sedated to get two side x-rays … Continue reading Pecos’s Story: X-Ray
Our Golden Retriever from Turkey has a really bad fear of thunder or loud noises. When storms roll through she goes bananas running around the house looking for somewhere to hide. We have found great success using the Thundershirt to calm her down. She gets excited when she sees it pulled out and practically jumps … Continue reading Dandy really hates thunder.