Dachshund has a new skull and a cancer-free life thanks to 3-D printing

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New life

The hours passed on nice summer day. All day the mother dog has panted and stared. Her maiden litter was on its way, and I was there to watch them come. A sweet little golden retriever, she was too sensitive … Continue reading

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Links I Love, Right Now (+ A Life Update)

Happy Friday! In case you missed my post last week, I took about a week off from the blog due to what I’ll label as a seriously crappy headspace (that resulted from yet another canceled trip due to a sick … Continue reading

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Her Poodle saves her life every day (and sometimes night)

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Tuesday Top Ten: Life Hacks for Dogs

Thanks to the good folks at LittleThings.com for these easy tricks to make your dog’s life a little better. 10. If your dogs eat too quickly (and possibly choke themselves), place a ball in the dish with the food to … Continue reading

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Looking at cute puppy pictures can improve married life

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Toronto Dog Saves Owner’s Life Every Day in Different Ways

Sinead Ellis is 25 years old and lives with Parkes Weber Syndrome (PWS), a rare congenital condition. There is currently no cure for PWS. The U.S. National Library of Medicine notes that PWS causes arteries and veins to form abnormally, … Continue reading

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Dog blood donors help save the life of wounded K-9 officer

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Give Yourself the Gift of a Portrait of All the Dogs from Your Life

More than a decade ago, when I was still living year-round in East Hampton, I discovered a dog portraitist of uncanny skill. Her name was Carol Saxe and working only from photographs, she was able to capture the distinctive essence … Continue reading

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Why I Tell People I Sell Life Insurance

What do you get when you cross a Dr V with an Apple pencil? (Aside from bad art, but that goes without saying.) A new set of cartoons, that’s what! When I was in vet school, I was (rightfully) proud … Continue reading

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