Every Day is an Adventure 14

I get to take a breathe today.  The girls are off at K2’s YMCA summer job and I am home with all of the dogs.  I was sitting here watching the eight ninja turtle pups being their usual rambunctious selves when Alice came up and nudged my arm. It occurred to me in that moment that my […]

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Sully Vs. The Squirrel

Today was officially yard work day around these parts.  I spent most of the day outside, pulling out weeds, cutting the grass, and picking up all sorts of random dog toys.  In the hustle and bustle of the day, I happened to catch Sully go from dead asleep to full out hunter when he saw […]

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Dangers of PEG stomach tubes for dogs receiving corticosteroid treatment

The use of corticosteroids in veterinary care is quite commonplace.  They are prescribed for everything from allergies to Addison’s disease.  As with most drugs, these usually come with a warning to use caution — more on that here  — but now, new research from the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine is linking Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy(PEG) –in layman’s terms, […]

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#Pawnatural mosquito defense that works!

This post is sponsored by Only Natural Pet and the BlogPaws™ Pet Influencer NetworkTM to help spread the word about Only Natural Pet, but 4 Dogs and a Little Lady only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Only Natural Pet is not responsible for the content of this article.   First and […]

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Every Day is an Adventure 13

Today is the third day running that I have had an assaulting headache sapping my motivation and willingness to be a part of the waking world.  K2 tells me that it is a migraine, but I hesitate to call it that.  I’ve always thought of migraines as lock yourself in a dark, quiet room or […]

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The Role of Service Dogs in treating PTSD

Every year approximately 40,000 soldiers return from service physically wounded.  That number is dwarfed by the stream of soldiers that return home with some form of psychological problem that is a direct result of their experiences overseas A recent article out of Saint Leo University published in the Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work sets out to explore […]

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