Sunday, November 27, 2016

It's always Something! Kids Health issues

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, we've got new health issues for two of our canine kids: Franklin
and Dolly.  Tyler is fortunately healthy.
   FRANKLIN FOOT - Franklin has an infected paw again, something that happens every 6 months or so. He licks between two of his toes and it gets infected, then develops a blood blister. That means cleaning it with hydrogen peroxide twice a day, and applying antibiotic ointment, bandaging it, and putting on his "snow boot" so he won't lick it. I've been doing that for the last five days, and will continue to do it.
Dolly, Tyler and Franklin
  DOLLY'S EYE ISSUE - Tom noticed Saturday morning that Dolly was squinting her left eye, and we noticed it was tearing. So, we called the vet and took her in.   She developed another corneal ulcer on the surface of the eye (as she had this past July). This one is small, and was detected by the vet after putting in colored eye drops. So, Dolly is on antibiotic eye drops, another eye drop and pain medicine. If it doesn't heal, we'll be going to the doggy opthamologist to get treatment (which is medication under a temporary contact lens - as we did in July).

Fortunately, Tyler is healthy and his normal terror self. He came to the vet this morning and barked and barked at the other dog in the waiting room.

Below- This weekend's relevant Mother Goose and Grimm cartoon!

Gift/Memorial Suggestions

Several of our friends have lost loved ones (human and pets) and we found that one of the best ways to honor their memory is to give to an animal charity.
What better way to recognize a life of love, than by giving another life a chance for love?
We donate to many animal rescues, but because we volunteer with
DC Weimaraner Rescue and Coast-to-Coast Dachshund Rescue, those are our 2 favorites.
Consider giving the chance of life to a dog or cat.

About us

We're two married guys who enjoy the simple things in life, especially our dogs. We volunteer for dog rescues, enjoy splitting dinners, exercising, blogging, helping friends and neighbors, ghost investigations, coffee and tea, Tudor history, weather, superheroes, comic books, mystery novels, traveling, 70s and 80s music, classic country, piano, gardening, writing books on ghosts and spirits, architecture, keeping a clean house, cooking simply, and keeping in shape. You'll find tidbits of all of these things on this blog and more.

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!
Wondering what home project to do next