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dog eating something on the grass while laying down

Help, My Dog Eats Poop!

First off, I want to let you know that the dog in the header image here is NOT my dog. My sweet Simona I adopted (she was said to be about 5½ years old), back in October 2014. Continue reading

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I Found a Treasure on Kijiji – Can You Help Me Name Her?

Kijiji treasureThat’s right; I found this cutie-pie on September 2, 2013, shortly after she was posted as being available.

Why, you ask, would I have been looking for another puppy?

And, you ask… did something bad happen to Nugget?
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box front from Revolution used as header image

Revolution – The Truth Why You Should Not Use This On Your Dog

My precious, little Nugget was born 13 June 2002, a very lucky number for me.

On April 2005, I was introduced to a “new” product for flea, tick and mite control and heart worm prevention, called Revolution… a liquid that was to be applied to my dog’s back, between his shoulder blades, once a month. Continue reading

a photo of Nugget taken in 2010

My Dog Was Shivering… Sometimes Uncontrollably. Why?

My precious Nugget was diagnosed with kidney problems. For several years, he was vomiting once every so many months, then all of a sudden his vomiting became nightly. After a few days of trying different things (including changing his diet), I took him to his doctor and had his blood tested. Continue reading

picture of my little Shih Tzu Nugget in 2009. He is sitting on his blanky on the sofa

Dog Owners Be Aware – Dog Health Problems

My little 12 pound Shih Tzu was sick again last night. That’s the second night in a row! And, this time it wasn’t just stomach acids, but his undigested dinner that he consumed 12 hours earlier.

Once the emergency of the situation had passed… Continue reading

homemade potty pan for my Nugget

Potty Pan For Dogs – Litter Pan For Dogs

Thank YOU Doggies.com! Back in October 2009, my local Showcase (aka: As Seen On TV) store advertised the Potty Patch for sale for only $39.99 and $89.99, so I decided to “Google” the Potty Patch and see what I could learn BEFORE purchasing the product. Am I ever glad I took the necessary time to research the product! Continue reading