Delilah, Riley, and Kara

Month: February 2020

Wellness Wednesday: Meeting a Friend

Wellness Wednesday: Meeting a Friend

We are currently fostering 9 year old Toro from @frostedfaces (who is available for adoption). This is the first time we have ever fostered and our humans were a little worried because apparently we can be territorial over our house sometimes 🙄. To make sure we all […]

Wellness Wednesday: Ear Infections

Wellness Wednesday: Ear Infections

When my humans first adopted me the vet noticed that I had yeast infections in each of my ears. Since then my human has been extra proactive about keeping my ears clean. Twice a week she uses this ear cleaner on me with the tip […]

Wellness Wednesday: Heart Specialists

Wellness Wednesday: Heart Specialists

Heart problems are very common in dogs, particularly in dogs over the age of 10. In June 2018 when Delilah was 11 we found out she had a heart murmur. We were working through diagnosis and treatment with our regular vet when our holistic vet recommended seeing a veterinary cardiologist. At the time I didn’t know such a thing existed. Delilah saw a veterinary cardiologist in Sept 2018. The diagnosis, prognosis and medication Delilah received from the veterinary cardiologist was different than what we heard from our regular vet. Though I believe our regular vet was well intentioned she was not a specialist and didn’t have the same quality of equipment or level of expertise that the veterinary cardiologist had. There are a lot of veterinary specialists out there. If your pup is diagnosed with something we highly recommend looking into some of the specialist options in that field, you might be surprised with what you find. I’m not sure this is the same for all specialists but the price the cardiologist charged for a visit was very similar to the charge from my regular vet for the same type of visit. Have you ever sought out a veterinary specialist?

Wellness Wednesday: Delilah’s Frosted Fundraiser

Wellness Wednesday: Delilah’s Frosted Fundraiser

February 14th would have been Delilah’s 13th birthday. We miss her so very much and in honor of her birthday this year we are doing a fundraiser to support a local senior rescue @frostedfaces. Delilah was so very loved. Her life was full of snuggles, puzzles, […]

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