It’s not Canon Beach but it will do!

Our final stop was Palm Beach, Florida. Again we stayed at a very dog friendly hotel. Being in a temperate climate with a dog makes life so much easier, no layering of winter… Continue reading

Canine Cuisine | Fido Feed

Originally posted on a Casus Belli:
make your own dog food Last week news hit the wires that a popular dog food brand was poisoning dogs.  I just happened to make a few…

Snow Birds

It was a long drive, but we made it to Asheville, North Carolina, one of the most dog friendly cities in the US. The hotel Aloft has a great partnership with a local dog… Continue reading

Rounds 1-3

Kona started his first of 6 rounds of chemotherapy (carboplatin) before Christmas. It’s administered through an IV at our vets clinic, which thankfully is only 10 minutes away. We braced ourselves for a… Continue reading

Morton’s Fork

Kona and I made another trip to Guelph for the surgeon to have a final look and to consult with the oncology team. I expected it would be the decision of chemo drug… Continue reading

The big reveal

2 weeks post surgery and it was time to take out the suchers. By this time all the swelling had subsided and his hair was growing back. In my mind’s eye I pictured… Continue reading

A little help from our friends

A week post surgery we enjoyed an unusually warm day, I knew a little sunshine and fresh air was just what we needed. So I parked Kona on his bed on the deck… Continue reading

Recuperation Part Deux

It’s funny how quickly we fell into the recuperation routine, even Kona knew, from experience, what to do. Every morning started with removing the cone, a quick short walk, hoping for a poop. 3… Continue reading

Home Coming

We anxiously headed to Guelph (3 days post surgery) having no idea what to expect. All the calls from the surgeon and vet student painted a rosy picture of a good recovery, but… Continue reading

Quiet House

Kona is a really lucky dog, he comes to work with us and has since he was a pup. Naturally, our colleagues are very attached to him and waited anxiously with us for the… Continue reading