Today, Ruby shocked me by taking her first swim of 2014. It was awesome. As you may remember from my previous post about her, Ruby is my family's 14-year-old Lab mix (she'll be fifteen in July!). She is a spunky, spirited dog, but due to some benign tumors in her left hip, as well as… Continue reading The benefits of swimming in cold water
Ruby seemed to have a lot of energy this morning, so I decided to take her for a walk at our favorite spot. We walked for about half an hour-- me all bundled up, and Ruby wearing her nice new $45 coat (oy!). The path was a bit slippery following yesterday’s snow storm. There was… Continue reading Do we feel more pain when we’re alone?
Hi everyone, Wow, it’s been quite a while since I posted on here. It’s been great to see some new followers roll in, and I’m looking forward to getting to know you. One of the reasons I haven’t had much time to write recently is that Ruby, my family’s 14-year-old Lab mix, has been having… Continue reading Dealing with a Pet in Pain