Friday, 21 January 2011


Casper is in the Vet Hospital and is recovering from emergency surgery for a bowel obstruction. Two days ago he became ill. He started vomiting, wouldn't eat or drink and was whining with pain. In all the years I have had him he has never once refused to eat and he has never ever whined. I knew he was quite sick.

An ultrasound showed a foreign body lodged in his intestine. He had surgery to remove it and is now on the way to recovery. They removed several chunks of white plastic, a length of a black leash (or collar) and a clump of hair. He had gotten into some garbage 2 nights before so that explains the plastic however I am not missing a black leash or collar so that is a total mystery...

I visited him today and he is sore and looking quite sad. He is still not keeping food down and is a little dopey from the pain meds but he is getting better. He should be able to come home in a day or two once he can keep some food down and is weaned off the IV pain meds.

He will have to take it easy for 3-4 weeks as he has a long lengthwise insicion all the way from his chest on down. That will mean no agility, no doggie daycare, no off-leash park, no wrestling. Nothing but rest and relaxation.

I am so relieved and happy that he is well on the way to recovery. My dogs are my family and this really had me worried.

Casper wants all the doggies in Blogland to know that it is not worth it to get into the garbage. And he advises all doggies to only eat actual food and never ever eat any plastic or any other non-food stuff!

Thursday, 20 January 2011

How cold is it?

Question: How cold is it in Saskatchewan?

Answer: Really really cold!

So cold that boiling water instantly freezes and vaporizes!

Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Robine Hood Aidan Story

Please, take a moment to help Nadia celebrate the three loves of her life, Robine, Hood and Aidan. Then get angry and help her spread her message to others that this kind of travesty NEEDS TO STOP.