Kennel cough

We got a new dog recently and her name is Duckie.  Duckie is a shelter dog.  She is just 8 months old and has already been in two shelters.  We got her at Bishop Animal shelter which is an ASPC shelter here in our town. We got her this past Wednesday.  She is adorable and …

Buddy Update 8-25-2014

Since we’ve moved to our temporary digs, we’ve taken Buddy to the vet.  He’s had a problem with incontinence for a while now as well as an enlarged lymph node in his left leg.  It’s like a damn golf ball! The Vet took an x-ray of his abdomen and they found a large mass that …

Buddy’s trip to the vet today

Buddy went to the vet this morning because he wouldn’t eat last night nor would he take food or treats this morning. He vomited last Wednesday evening just before I went to bed. So he went to the vet and his physical exam was unremarkable. They took some blood and will compare it to blood …

Buddy update

I asked to speak with the vet after he examined Buddy today. Everything is status quo with Buddy’s disease. It has neither gotten worse nor gotten better. The vet says Buddy is a happy dog and doing well. We should not expect the cancer to go away completely. The vet did say that his cancer …

Buddy Update 1-18-2013

This past  Wednesday I took Buddy to the Oncology vet again.  My appointment was for 1:30 pm, later than I normally like but the day was convenient for me so I took the appointment. I arrived, with Buddy at 1:25pm and we were not seen until 2pm.  It was quite busy there with a few …

Buddy Update 10-21-2013

Buddy had another  appointment today at the oncology vet.  Our appointment was for 10 am.  We got there at about 10 minutes until 10 and was in a room by 10 am.  They asked me if I was going to wait for Buddy and I asked how long they thought it would be. Carol, the …

Remember Me Thursday

Light a candle to raise awareness for pets.  Orphan pets need your voice.  Let’s be their voice. Each year, over 3.4 million shelter pets lose their lives without finding a forever home. Only 30% of pets in US households  come  from a rescue facility. (100% of our dogs come from a shelter)  Animal-lovers and animal …

Final email results

The practice manager said that she sat down with the lead Chemo tech and the front office manager and read them my email so they could see what was happening from my perspective as a customer. Then she heard their side. They said they were at the mercy of the lab, They said Buddy’s lab …