The Runkeeper app recorded 880 miles on Hoshi’s walks last year. I started keeping track last April. We made good progress except during summer. Some days were too hot and Hoshi didn’t feel like going out.
Hoshi results are back from embarkvet.com. He had two abnormal results. Chromosome 27 has an abnormality making him a carrier of the bleeding disorder Von Willebrand Disease Type II. He also has an abnormality on chromosome 13 called Alanine Aminotransferase Activity. This will make liver tests appear normal even if disease is present. Embark says […]
It was a long night for both of us I needed to cut Hoshi’s hair because it was too long making him uncomfortably hot. I turned the furnace down to 64 °F and had fans on for him. It took about 5 hours to bath and trim him. He was fussy making it difficult to […]
I found turkey and chicken gizzards at Whole Foods. They also had turkey necks. I’m hoping the neck bones will pass through the grinder easily. This will be a treat for Hoshi. I don’t think he’s had turkey necks before.
I’ve been buying Hoshi’s chicken thighs at Whole Foods because of their quality. I just noticed the packaging now says “organic.” I’ve been looking for organic chicken thighs for a while so it was a pleasant surprise. It costs a dollar more per pound. They also carry the whole chicken (organic) but I don’t know […]