Category Archives: Health

To Pave or not to Pave

Running dogs on pavement is a topic I’ve thought about but never quite gotten around to talking about for a really long time. Mostly because it’s one of those things that for me boils down to “know your dog, use … Continue reading

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Coming into the End Zone

  After Pip had his spleen removed and we got the pathology report back, I promised him that he would never have to take a bath again. It seemed like a reasonable promise since the prognosis was about as bad … Continue reading

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Pulling, Light

Maisy’s doing great, just about 5 weeks out from her surgery and allowed to do some pulling on leash as long as she isn’t “explosive.” We’re still doing multiple relatively short walks a day, up to about 20 minutes at … Continue reading

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Maisy Update: Overachiever Edition

Maisy had her first post-op (and, as it turns out, probably her last) appointment with a physical therapist this morning. She’s doing very, very well; the PT said where she is now in her recovery (almost 3 weeks) is typical … Continue reading

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Slowly but Surely

Well it’s only 4 days out from surgery, but I feel like this morning Maisy turned a corner. She had been toe-touching a little bit with the leg on Friday and Saturday, then on Sunday (yesterday) morning she woke up … Continue reading

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It’s 6 am, Perfect Time for a Maisy Update

It’s done: Maisy had surgery yesterday for her torn cruciate. She had a TTA or tibial tuberosity advancement, a surgery which changes the geometry and forces acting on the knee during weight bearing and movement. This page has a nice, … Continue reading

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PLOT TWIST !!

I haven’t been posting much lately. It’s been cool but humid, and our scootering has been intermittent at best. The forecast for the immediate future, though, has been cool, cool, cool and I had been getting excited for fall training. … Continue reading

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