Category Archives: Sick Dogs

My 100th Post

As I sit here at the computer I cannot believe I am writing my 100th and last post for dogstwentyfourseven. This blog means so much to me and has been a labour of love. I decided that I would like … Continue reading

Posted in Adding a Second Dog to Your Home, Death of a dog, Dog and Owner Pet Peeves, Dog Blogs, Dog Names, Dog Siblings Reuniting, Dog Tricks, Dog walker Job Description, Dog with Special Needs, Dogs and Their Routines, Golden Retrievers, Guide Dogs, Rescue Dog, Senior Dogs, Shelter Dogs, Sick Dogs, The Vet, Your Dog Gene, Your Dog's Love Interest/Type | Tagged , , | 16 Comments

CAAT- Canadian Animal Assistance Team

My blog is winding down as I approach 100 posts. As I reflect on what I’ve written, I’ve realized that a theme of my blog has been how dogs are wonderful connectors. For example, when meeting on the street or … Continue reading

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A Lot to Swallow

The recent addition to our family, Ember, has recently shown an occasional interest in chewing plastic. She has only been with us since May 2012; we added her to our family when she was almost eight years old. This chewing … Continue reading

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When Dogs Get Sick

My life around dogs gives me constant ideas for future posts. Today this post comes from my heart. I have a dear friend Jon whose dog Hailey is quite sick. Problems started about a month ago when she had bout … Continue reading

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Shelter Dogs Make Great Pets – Marty’s Story

When I am at the off leash parks I often find myself chatting to other dog owners. The instant connection we have with the dogs makes for wonderful conversations. I have always been interested in how a person chooses their pooch … Continue reading

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Lovely Lily the Golden Retriever

Lily and I met around six years ago; it is hard to tell exactly how many as years tend to fly by. We met through my friend Janine; I walk her dog Fulton. The two dog owners live near each … Continue reading

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Socrates my Gentle Giant

The hardest part of my job as a dog walker has to be when a dog dies that has been part of my life for many years. I will be saluting some of them over the next few months in … Continue reading

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Time to Reflect

Last week I took Abby, our twelve and a half year old sweet yellow lab, to our vet. She was favoring her front left leg and was showing some swelling in the joint where the leg can bend. She had … Continue reading

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