January 31, 2020 On her new diet, Luna is starting to gain weight. Bruce and I weighted her last night, and she was up to 5 pounds and 3 ounces! That is a significant gain from 4 pounds and 6 ounces she had gotten down to! We still have a ways to go to get […]
Read More Luna Is Gaining Weight!
After reading several recipes, I came up with my take on sambusas for an appetizer. Serves 6-8
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As feared, it is kidney disease. We will be giving her Enalapril once a day, as well as the prescribed dog food to help manage her renal failure. The vet also prescribed some medication for her to take before her subcutaneous fluid injection to help her relax. Hopefully, with the medication, the fluid injection won’t […]
Read More The Vet Called with Luna’s Test Results
January 27, 2020 We took Luna to her appointment to the vet today. The vet does not believe it is a kidney infection, but believes it is kidney disease. Luna was fine with them taking her blood pressure. She snuggled up against me and let them wrap the band around her leg. Then the vet […]
Read More Back from the Vet (Again)
January 26, 2020 We got a surprise call from the vet this morning. The vet wanted us to know the blood work came back early. Since she knew we were worried about Luna, she wanted to let us know right away what it showed. The news for Luna is not good. She is having kidney […]
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Here’s Nox getting into the pet taxi. She was so excited yesterday and Bruce was telling her “you wouldn’t be so excited if you knew where you were going.” Surprisingly, she didn’t seem to mind the trip to the vet. Normally, once we get to the vet, she becomes unhappy. This time, she was hyper […]
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January 25, 2020 Well, we are back from the vet. They did blood work and they’ll let us know on Monday. Luna went from her normal 7 pounds to 4 pound and 10 ounces. Monday seems like a long way away. Nox is fine.
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I’ve been rather worried about Luna recently. She has lost a bit of weight fairly suddenly. She is eating, but not as much as she did. So, we are taking the dogs for their yearly appointment early. We’ve got an appointment for both Luna and Nox tomorrow morning. Bruce and I checked Luna’s mouth to […]
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January 23, 2020 We’ve started getting rid of the non-fiction books. I’ve been bringing them into work over the last two weeks. They are moving slower than the fiction books. The people that are interested in the non-fiction books seem very appreciative to get them, but fewer people seem interested. I’m giving away my gardening […]
Read More Downsizing (6) Getting Rid of Blankets and Clothes
January 22, 2020 On Sunday (1/19), the weather was very nice. It was sunny with a few clouds, and the temp was in the high 40’s – low 50’s F. It seemed like a great time to take Luna and Nox out for their first ride in the new truck.
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