Tag Archives: Dog

Cover Dog Teddy

1994? – 2011 Teddy, the adorable little dog on both the front and back cover of “There’s a Dog in the House,” died last week from the affects of advanced kidney disease and congestive heart failure.  We estimate that he … Continue reading

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Lena’s Story

Post-Surgical Home Preparation (Watch a short video of Lena’s Recovery) In April 2009, our Doberman Lena had a dorsal laminectomy to reduce a severe spinal compression* in her neck. The surgery was done at Cornell University. The vets were surprised … Continue reading


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Stop. Look. What’s that Sound?

______________________________________________________________ Not long ago my friend Andrea was awakened at 1 a.m. by a prodding nose. Maddie, herPortuguese Water Dog was clearly agitated by something. After a trip outdoors Maddie was still distressed and Andrea stroked her for a while … Continue reading

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Dog of the Week

Be sure to check out the Dog of the Week page. Every week I will add an antique photograph of a dog. Some images include the photographer’s name and/or the name of the dog. More often than not both are … Continue reading

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December 2010 Winter has come early to this part of western New York State and the snowfall has already been above average for this time of year.  Temperatures have been abnormally low as well. I am accustomed to many years … Continue reading

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