Category Archives: animals and pets

Warning, warning, warning

We have just checked the temperature inside the car. Our alarm clock which has the temperature on it could not cope and that goes up to a maximum of 88º C which is a whopping 190.4 F. OK, the windows … Continue reading

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More vet visits.

Both of us are concerned about the saliva gland issue as it does not seem to be getting any better. It’s been over a month, three weeks of that on antibiotics, and this past week just the loxicom and hibitane … Continue reading

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Update on Maggie: 14th February

Thank you all for your kind thoughts and good wishes. Our baby seems to be doing OK but we are still being vigilant. We took it in turns to watch Maggie through the night as she was restless and wanting … Continue reading

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Back to the vet

Oh dear. The sore spot on Maggie’s face did not seem to improve afterall, though we kept it clean with warm salt water . Our logic was she was still on antibiotics so there could be no chance of infection, … Continue reading

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The Pet that wasn’t

When Hubby and I first got together, I had my GSD, Kizzy. Sadly, I lost her to mammary cancer in 1990 when she was about 10. I like to think I gave her five good years with me. Our first … Continue reading

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Maggie pics

In testing the camera batteries yesterday before going out to the park (they have a habit of failing when I want to take that all important photograph so I went armed with replacements anyway) I took these of her ladyship. … Continue reading

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Puppyhood

I’ve been light in my posts today, but thought I’d share this with you before retiring for an early night. Both of us are shattered having not slept that well again last night for a variety of reasons. Maggie is … Continue reading

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When a fur coat is not enough

Before we first moved to Lincolnshire in 2007, Maggie had never shed her coat. The Poole climate must have suited her as we never had a problem with great tufts of fur everywhere or itchiness as one coat grew under … Continue reading

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Quickie doggy update

You may remember around New Year I mentioned we’d discovered a sore place on Maggie’s chest and were keeping an eye on it. We treated it with the cream we use for her feet which is for dermatitis, and it’s … Continue reading

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Dear Diary 10th December

It has been a good day today, and I may well be facing a different kind of challenge in the near future. There are a lot of dogs around us, and most love fuss from Yours Truly who is happy … Continue reading

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