Hoshi started taking 1 and 1/2 tablets of Vetmedin for his heart. It was causing intestinal problems so they asked me to give 1 and 1/4 tablets instead. I didn’t like the cheap pill splitter I had. I ordered one from Amazon that does a good job cutting pills evenly without smashing them. It’s solid […]
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.