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We’re having warm weather for December (even by NC standards), which is better for Dudley’s arthritis than cold weather. He has gotten to the point where he’s afraid to go down the steps from the deck to the backyard, so … Continue reading

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On the Mend

We started the week back at Hidden Valley Animal Hospital for a previously scheduled bath and coif for Dudley. I also wanted Dr. Szabo to check Dudley’s temperature while he was there. He called to tell me Dudley still had … Continue reading

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Nothing but the tooth

About 4:30 a.m. last Tuesday Dudley turned up his nose at a carrot. Dudley loves carrots and has never let one lay uneaten. He went outside and came back in and even though I had a knot of fear in … Continue reading

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Of Rice and Flatulence

There’s an old joke, what is invisible and smells like carrots? And the answer is, bunny farts! Considering the number of carrots he eats, I would think Dudley farts would also be an acceptable answer, but I’ve never really noticed … Continue reading

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It’s Not the Hokey Pokey

Dudley loves to go for his daily constitutional. He blew out his knee because he slipped on the hardwood floor doing his happy dance because we were getting ready to go for a walk. He never whimpered once and was … Continue reading

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Rimadyl Rocks

We went back to Hidden Valley Animal Hospital on Friday and Dudley’s blood work was good so he can continue taking the Rimadyl. He started taking it a couple of weeks ago and I can tell he feels better, his … Continue reading

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Incontinence

When I started this blog, I promised myself I wouldn’t write about the bathroom habits of my dogs. Even as I made that promise, I knew I would break it, I just didn’t know what would prompt me to break … Continue reading

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