An All Too Familiar Ache

I can’t believe I’m actually writing this post. Howard, our puppy, had distemper. This past weekend, we had to put him down. And now our family is once again dealing with the heartache of losing a pet. Unbelievable. It’s been an exhausting and emotional week. In the midst of it all, I’ve been doing a…

Howie and The Unbearable Cuteness of Being

Well, we did it. We got a puppy. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know this is kind of a big deal, given our journey over the last year. Because we bought this little guy from a rescue, we’re not certain what kind of pup he is. We suspect he’s chocolate lab…

How to Save A Life

This week, some of the search terms that led people to my blog included: deramaxx and border collies my dog is still sick from deramaxx my dog can not walk after taking deramaxx my dog is no deramaxx deramaxx made dog lame can deramaxx make a dog sick deramaxx shot is deramaxs compatible with thyroxine…

Deramaxx Killed My Best Friend

This is a hard post to write. And it’s going to be a hard post to read. But please read it. And tell your friends to read it. And help spread the word so this doesn’t happen to anyone else. On November 10, 2010 I took Holly, my McNab (border collie mix), to see the…