On Day 171, Our Dog Died

My dog died

At 3 AM this morning, we rushed our dog to the ER vet office and had to put her to sleep. She was 14 or thereabouts. We adopted Ana from a rescue in May 2008. She was about two years old and had been removed from an abusive home with a broken pelvis. Her foster […]

Daily Dose of Critter Cam: Sunday, March 22, 2020

Pittsburgh Cats and Dogs

These are difficult times. Our crew wants to help so I’m going to try to regularly post brief video snippets from the assorted four-footed residents of our house including our pets, fosters, the ferals, our dog, and occasional guests. Today’s clip feature Maisel and Lennon wrestling on the sofa while Kinzua looks on with disdain. […]

Canine Convalescence Day One In Which All the Other Pets Make Me Crazy

Cone of Shame

  Xander came through his surgery like a champ. We picked him up around 7 PM. Well, technically the vet staff half-carried him to the car where he drunkenly sank into the back seat and sighed with what I hope was contentment when I petted him. The vet told me that everything went smoothly. They […]

Happy “Anaversary” to Our Little Pooch

Adopt a dog

Five years ago today, we drove to Indiana County to meet and bring home our first “co-parented” addition to our family – Ana. She was in a rescue called Starfish to the Sea – we found her on Petfinder. She’s a little happy-go-lucky prima donna mix now. Favorite activities include ninja stealth attacks on the […]