April 13, 2014


My Life With A Senior Dog: Bruiser

THIS BLOG HAS BEEN MOVED TO WWW.MYLIFEWITHDOGSPDX.COM. Thank you for visiting!  ____ Bruiser is about ten and early on in life he was diagnosed with disc disease. Our vet recommended we try Acupuncture and we’ve never looked back! Last week he received his treatment from Dr. Jester at Natural Healing Veterinary Acupuncture. Now that he’s […]

May 6, 2009

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Dog Massage with Heal NW

I attended a dog massage class with Rubi from HealNW last Friday night and brought my dog Shermie. We learned basic strokes and it was fabulous – so much so, Shermie actually fell asleep. Visit HealNW if you live in Portland and are interested. I was so preoccupied with the basic strokes I didn’t get […]

March 30, 2009

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Senior Dogs: BARK’s current issue

My favorite publication is BARK and the current issue is totally dedicated to senior dogs – the articles range from helpful tips, senior massage therapy to delightful editorial and stories about living with senior dogs – first some personal thoughts on the topic: Every lump and bump and I’m off to the vet to make […]

February 23, 2009


Skin care: grateful for healthy, shiny coats

Hi all -short post as I’m watching the Oscars which I love to do every year. I wanted to make a comment about what I think really helps make all three dog’s coats looks shiny and healthy. From time to time Sandy’s coat looks scaly and like she has dandruff. The doxie – Bruiser also […]

February 5, 2009


Keeping my nose to the ground… lesson 1

My first post on my life with dogs – three hounds to be exact. What I want to address in this first post is the lesson these furry kids are always teaching me when we’re on walks. I watch them keeping their nose to the ground for new smells, nature, garbage (gross!) and just about […]