Monthly Archives: November 2010

How do you stop the chewing?

Ever since my dog Russell got sick this summer, he is chewing like a puppy. Except he isn’t a puppy. Russell, a Jack Russell terrier, is 10 years old Russell has always liked to chew open stuffed toys and free … Continue reading

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The cost of loving a dog

Our Dalmation Daisy recently got diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. It isn’t a good diagnosis, but we were happy because we thought she might have cancer. Cirrhosis of the liver is a serious liver disease that can’t be cured. … Continue reading

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Daisy

Daisy is our nearly 11-year-old Dalmation. For the last month or so she has been vomiting up her food at random. Other than this, she has shown no signs of feeling bad. We had her into the vet a few … Continue reading

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Good going Missouri

It didn’t make big news, but there was an important election in Missouri this week. In the end, the dogs won. Missouri voters narrowly passed — with just 51 percent of the vote– Proposition B, the Puppy Mill Prevention Cruelty … Continue reading

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Russell is doing great

This summer I wrote about my Jack Russell terrier Russell, who my vet thought had cancer. He was pretty sick for a couple days but bounced back after going on some steroid medication. The vet still suspected cancer and we were planning chemotherapy. … Continue reading

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