Category Archives: Pets

Goodbye Coco

I received a very sad phone call this afternoon.  A good friend called to tell me she and her husband had to say goodbye to their ten-year old Boxer, Coco, this morning.  My heart hurts for them. Coco was the … Continue reading

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Holiday Dangers for Pets

I’m reposting a blog from several years ago.  This one’s for our beloved pets.  Here’s hoping both you and your pets have a safe and wonderful Christmas! ____________________________________________ The holidays are here!  And while this is a joyous time of … Continue reading

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Second Grade Memories and Patches, The Beloved Classroom Pet

Recently, the elementary school I attended had their 60th anniversary celebration which was open to the public.  I have very happy memories of elementary school, my teachers, my principal, the classrooms, etc.  So it was such a treat to walk … Continue reading

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Ten Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Halloween can be a stressful time for pets.  Most veterinary practices see an increase in visits at this time of year.  Here are some handy tips to keep in mind to keep your pet safe this Halloween. Let’s face it: … Continue reading

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Meet the Newest Members of Our Family!

Meet Dakota (grey tabby) and Nugget (blonde tabby), our new babies.  They are barn kitties from two different litters from South Dakota and there’s a week or two difference in their ages. It’s been 20 years since I’ve owned a … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

I just finished reading the book I Will See You in Heaven by Jack Wintz (there is both a canine and a feline version.  I read the canine version several months ago and read the feline version last week).  I liked … Continue reading

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Chocolate Toxicity in Pets

If you’ve noticed I’ve been writing more veterinary posts lately, you have noticed correctly!  Lately, I’ve had a hard time coming up with topics for posts, so I decided since I really enjoy writing about animal health, I would write … Continue reading

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