Category Archives: animals and pets

The Long Bliss Goodnight

Or at least I hope so! Maggie seems much more settled as we retire tonight, and I’ve done a fair bit of reading up on UTIs in dogs, the causes, symptoms and how to prevent them (or at least reduce … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Baby

There is a lot of memorabilia for Baby’s First Christmas, Baby’s First Birthday etc, which is all very nice if you have a baby. My babies have all had four legs, and at Christmas, they have all had presents. Most … Continue reading

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Little and Large.

I’ve mentioned before that we have never seen so many dogs in one vicinity as there are here, and I am getting to know (and getting known by) them all. Isn’t it funny that dogs know which is the biscuit … Continue reading

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Best paw forward

Well, sort of. I think we counted our chickens a bit early yesterday with Maggie managing to walk round the Avenue. She stiffened up a bit, but seemed OK. Business as usual at bedtime and at 6am today, so no … Continue reading

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Pops still popping

Would you believe that at 2pm, yes two o’clock this afternoon, some inconsiderate idiot started setting off yet more fireworks. We still have them popping in the distance (it’s 6.30pm now), one BANG being particularly close and Maggie is behind … Continue reading

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And then there were four

Hurrah! Things are getting back to normal and Maggie is now putting her full weight, albeit intermittently, on her poorly foot. We took her to the vet this morning, and although her toe is still swollen, it is miles better. … Continue reading

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Double Yippo

Quick update with Maggie: still not weight bearing very much on her leg, she is showing an interest in wanting to go out, even if it is just a ride in the car. Her appetite is good, and we are … Continue reading

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